Security Forces Repel Terrorists’ Attack On Military Cantonment In Niger
Attack by Jihadist group of Boko Haram on the Army Military Cantonment at Wawa, New Bussa in Niger State, has been repelled.
The base is close to Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic.
Hundreds of captured terrorists are being detained at the cantonment, located close to the air force base, hosting alpha fighter jets and A-29 toucan light attack planes.
The attack carried out overnight, was repelled in the early hours of Sunday by troops and combat arms of the air force base.
The terrorists are believed to be seeking to free the terrorists being held at the cantonment
Several of the terrorists died in the attack, while troops are now in firm control of the strategic cantonment.