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Nigeria: Boko Haram launch fresh deadly attack in Gwoza town

Gwoza is one of the Council areas declared as Boko Haram caliphate until it was liberated.

Nigeria Boko Haram militants launch fresh attack in Gwoza town www.theafricanstand.com
In this March 7, 2015 file photo, Nigerian special forces and Chadian troops participate with US advisers in the Flintlock exercise in Mao, Chad. (AP)

(The African Stand) — Fleeing residents of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state have revealed that the armed Boko Haram sect has on Sunday night launched a deadly attack on the town with fear of severe casualties.

Gwoza is one of the Council areas declared as Boko Haram caliphate until it was liberated.

The incident according to sources started at about 10 pm with heavy sounds of gunshots and explosions from the side of the terrorists and security operatives.

Esther Kamara

Written by Esther Kamara

Esther Kamara is a reporter at African Stand, covering the West African region with stories on politics and how it intersects with business, innovation, startups, and culture. She graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

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