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ISWAP insurgents reportedly attack community in Biu, Borno

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BORNO: Death toll from deadly ISWAP assault rises to 69

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) reportedly attacked the Mainahari community in Biu local government area of Borno State on Saturday.

The insurgents stormed the community just 24 hours after they attacked the Kautikari village in Chibok local government area of the state and killed three people.

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Military sources told journalists the hoodlums invaded the village at 2.55 p.m. and detonated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

They were however repelled by troops in the area.

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