Geegeh! Boko Haram reclaims territory,chased army out again

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town
along the shores of the Lake Chad, a
local official and witnesses said
Friday.


"The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged
the soldiers in Kirenowa town and
adjoining communities in Marte,"
said Imamu Habeeb, a local community leader.

"They fought with soldiers over the
night and the fight continued today
(Friday), forcing hundreds of
soldiers to flee," he added from Borno state capital Maiduguri.

Local fighter Shehu Dan Baiwa said the more than 2,000 fighters had
been armed with bombs and tanks.


"They used the weapons without
restraint and succeeded in killing
several people," he said.

This is the third time Boko Haram
has seized control of Marte in Borno
state.

May God help us

Culled from AFP
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