Military allays fears over fresh Boko Haram incursion, says Marte a deserted town

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The Nigerian military has disclosed that Marte had been a deserted town before the recent reported incursion of terrorists in the area as efforts are being taking to address any untoward development.
In its twitter handle, the Defence Headquarters stated that “there has not been any static deployment of troops in Marte for quite sometimes in line with the need to emphasise more aggressive patrol of many threatened isolated communities while the assault on the forests and mountain hideouts of terrorists is ongoing.
“Only occasional patrols and surveillance have been undertaken towards the area as the bulk of troops are engaged in …Read More

Source:: New Mail