The Nigerian Police Force have successfully repelled an attack on Magumeri Town in Borno State.
It was gathered that scores of armed terrorists, suspected to be members of the, Isllamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), faction, stormed a Divisional command of of Police in the town in a convoy of gun trucks and motorcycles at about 0035 a.m.
A Security Sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency expert and Security Analyst in the LakeChad, that the attack triggered a fierce gun battle between the police men and the terrorists which lasted until 1:30 am.
The sources said that the Divisional Officer and his men vehemently resisted and Foil the terrorists plan of overrunning them.
They however, shot one Inspector Bitrus Umaru in the stomach and his right leg, one hilux patrol vehicle was carted away while another gulf car belonging to a police personnel was set ablazed.