MAIDUGURI – Suspected members of dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday evening invaded some parts of Miringa town of Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, shooting sporadically at a Military School, hitherto a State Government’s owned Girls Secondary School, GGSS.

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Miringa is a stone throw to Buratai, the home base of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, and few kilometers away from Biu, where the newly established Army University is sited.

A resident of Miringa town, who spoke to our Correspondent at time of the attack, said the insurgents were sighted attacking the said school along a Biu- Miringa- Buratai- Buni Yadi- Damaturu road.

He said that many residents about 8:30p.m., had fled into the bush as the troops deployed to safeguard the school engaged the terrorists in shootout at press time.


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