BREAKING: ISWAP Fighters Borno, Set Telecoms Mast On Fire
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that ISWAP Fighters Borno, Set Telecoms Mast On Fire
Suspected fighters of the Islamic States of West African Province (ISWAP), on Wednesday, attacked a community hospital and burnt down telecommunications mast in Mugumeri Local Government Area of Borno State.
A witness said after storming the headquarters of the local government, they fired at all directions.
Our correspondent gathered that the attackers stole some drugs and other medical consumables.
A security source disclosed that they divided themselves into two groups.
While the military exchanged gunfire with a group of the ISWAP fighters, the other group sneaked into the hospital to steal drugs, a refrigerator and some bedsheets, according to the source.
“They attacked the town from behind, burning down Airtel Mast and ransacking the hospital.”
“They went away with drugs, a refrigerator and some bedsheets,” the source said.
Magumeri is some 40 kilometers away from Maiduguri, the state capital.