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Sunday, 25 January 2015

BREAKING: Curfew imposed on MAIDUGURI with immediate effect.

A Curfew has been imposed on MAIDUGURI with immediate effect till further notice as pursuit of retreating terrorists are on going. Defence Headquarters announced this earlier on Sunday as Nigerian millitary were repelling the terrorrist attacks at the wake of morning amidst heavy bombardment and shelling rocking the suburbs of Monguno, Njimitilo and other towns surrounding Maiduguri, Borno State capital.
The exclusive report posted by NUJEurope revealed earlier today stated that ''BREAKING: @DefenceinfoNG via @nujenews:  Boko Haram terrorists are facing heavy shelling this morning as the NigerianTroops are repelling a simultaneous attack on #Monguno and #Maiduguri by belligerent Terrorists. Co-ordinated Air and Land operations are being conducted by Nigerian armed forces. The  fight was being monitored by high-tech information experts from Defence Headquarters.
The Nigerian Military had earlier announced to Nigerians that 'a final onslaught' to crush out Boko-Haram terrorists should be expected before mid-February and warned that all innocent citizens must leave the affected areas where terrorists parade."
The panic  rendered the atmosphere in many parts of Borno and surrounding states as Boko-Haram prepare to occupy more towns as channels of enterring other more states. The Sunday  repel fightings by the armed forces were severely conducted to stop the Boko Haram Members advancement.
An eye witness who briefed the newsmen said “We had a sleepless night till this morning because this elements tried to enter Maiduguri from Dalwa and Limanti axis but our soldiers were able to repell them. They retreated and took another flank around Njimtilo this morning and our troops have been engaging them there too.”
As at the time of filing this report more troops, together with operatives of the Civilian-JTF, were seen moving towards Njimtilo.
Residents of Maiduguri 1000 Unit Housing Estate, not very far away from Njimtilo, are fleeing their houses and moving toward the downtown.
Witnesses said bullets were flying and empty shells were seen littering the roads as soldiers of the Nigerian Air Force Base and 33 Artillery brigade continued to shoot into the air.
Fighter jet of the Nigeria airforce was heard hovering over the town at about 9am local time.
A verified twitter handle of @DefenceinfoNG  stated that:  "#COINUpdate: Curfew is imposed on #MAIDUGURI with immediate effect till further notice as pursuit of retreating terrorists begin."

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