Reports reaching Us says Soldiers Reclaim Seized Chibok Town.
24 hours after Boko Haram terrorists invaded and took over the town of Chibok in Borno State, soldiers of the 7 Division Nigeria army had yesterday moved in and retrieved the seized community after a fierce battle that dislodged the insurgents, sources said, Reported by Leadership.
According to villagers around Chibok town, a large deployment of soldiers were seen moving in from the direction of Damboa on Saturday morning.
“We saw large number of trucks filled with uniformed personnel moving towards Chibok; initially, we were scared but later realised they were soldiers as they did not harass us like the Boko Haram gunmen usually do”, said the source who spoke on phone.
The source said they continued to hear sounds of gun shots and explosion echoing in from the direction of Chibok.
A top military source, who doesn’t wish to be named also confirmed the development to LEADERSHIP Sunday on phone.
“We have taken back Chibok town from the insurgents after some few hours of engagement with them. We have since sent them parking from the town; it is now safe for people to return to their homes”.
The security source declined going into details of how the operation went and the possible number of casualty possibly recorded.