Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno
Men of the Nigerian Army repelled Boko Haram insurgents during an attack in Maiduguri, Borno State capital, on Sunday night.
According to residents, there was a shootout between the insurgents and soldier for about an hour before they were repelled.
The residents, who said they were in fear while the shootout lasted, said the soldiers prevented the terror group from entering their villages.
There has been renewed Boko Haram attacks in the North particularly Borno and Yobe states.