Boko Haram Takes Control Of Maiduguri- Damaturu Highway

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The dreaded and deadly Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly captured the Maiduguri- Damaturu highway.

Information gathered suggests that travellers are being asked to return as the terrorists have taken over the road between Benisheik, a town 85km away from Maiduguri and Ngamdu, 35km away from Damaturu.

Speaking to Premium Times, a police officer, stationed in one of the villages in the area, revealed that the terrorists had attacked Ngamdu village and killed 10 persons there.

“As I am talking to you now, soldiers are moving towards Benisheik, while we are here asking motorists to return to Maiduguri until the road is cleared,” the source said.



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