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Nigerian army put on alert after four vehicles go missing following Boko Haram attack

A message sent by the Nigerian Army to all military bases in the northeast called for “all units and troops to remain at alert and not be taken by surprise” following a Boko Haram raid on an army post after which four vehicles went missing.
Two armoured cars and two all-terrain pickup trucks were assumed taken by the terrorists after they tried to take over a military base at the village of Mainok in Borno state on Wednesday.
Nine terrorists were killed in the hour-long shootout after troops arrived with reinforcements from the nearby town of Benisheik. The army message said:
“All troops to ensure they check all vehicles and not to assume as BHT (Boko Haram terrorists) may disguise as own forces. “Initial assessment at the moment suggests that 2 VBL (armoured vehicles) and 2 Hilux (pick-up trucks) are missing and for the moment we assume carted away.”

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