August 17, 2014 – At least seventeen members of the radical Islamic Sect, Boko Haram were killed on Saturday when troops of the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in a dawn raid operation cleared a terrorists camp in Buduram, north of Doron Baga.
According to Defence Headquarters, the terrorists were massing up and reorganizing to carry out a reprisal attack after being routed in Doron Baga in a previous encounter last Sunday when they were attacked.
“ 17 terrorists died in the raid operation while some who escaped into neighbouring islands in the Lake Chad Peninsula are still being pursued.
“Meanwhile, calm has been restored in Doron Baga after the Sunday attack by terrorists who infiltrated the community with some of them disguising as women in hijab.
Defence Headquarter said in a statement that five of the terrorist died in the counter offensive to defend Doron Baga by troops of the MNJTF adding that many of the inhabitants of the community who had fled into nearby bushes for safety are now returning.