Boko Haram retakes Marte town in Borno


Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants
MAIDUGURI (Reuters) – Boko Haram militants retook the Nigerian town of Marte in Borno state, which had been liberated in February, the state deputy governor said.
“It is sad as we have been made to understand that Marte is today completely fallen under the control of the insurgents, which to us is a very huge set back,” Borno’s deputy governor Zannah Umar Mustapha said.
The recapture of the town followed two strikes this week on state capital Maiduguri, which left at least 12 people dead.
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Source:: PM Newspaper