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Tuesday, 23 December 2014
Security Alert! Military Restricts Movement In Borno OverBoko Haram Planned Attacks During Xmas
Nigerian military yesterday announced four days restriction of movement in Borno State following an intelligence report that suggested planned attacks by Boko Haram.
Spokesman of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army in Maiduguri and Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, said security reports indicated Boko Haram was making efforts to unleash terror on the area during the Christmas celebration.
“Security reports at the disposal of the Headquarters of 7 Division Nigerian Army indicated concerted efforts by the Boko Haram terrorists to unleash mayhem on some parts of Borno State and in particular, the city of
Maiduguri during Christmas celebration,” Usman said in a statement made available to reporters yesterday.
He said the military resolved to ban vehicular movement from 6pm on December 24 to 7am on December 28 to prevent any attack.