13 Soldiers, 11 Police Officers Dead as Boko Haram Attacked Security Base



Boko Haram  attacked Nigerian military base in Buni Yadi, in Gujba LGA killing 24 security personnel. Residents of the area said the victims include 13 soldiers and 11 police officers and said the gunmen came in 10 Hilux vans, an armor tank, and several motorcycles.

BBC Hausa Service reports that the gunmen told residents of the area to stay indoors as their target were the security personnel in the town. The men then proceeded to attack the military base, a local government secretariat and burnt down several buildings.