By Ajibola Abayomi,
December 25, 2017.
On Monday December 25, Suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack in Molai village which is located on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
It was reported that soldiers of the Nigerian Army bravely engaged the terrorists in a gunfight.
The sporadic gunshot from the gunfight can be heart in Maiduguri.
The Nigerian Army asked the residents of the north-east to remain very vigilant and guard against bombings and attacks by Boko Haram insurgents during the yuletide.
Col Onyema Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, said this through a statement in Maduguri, Borno state.
According to Nwachukwu, it is important that people remain vigilant and monitor suspicious persons in their communities, places of worship and other public places as they celebrate.
He explained that the insurgents were taking advantage of the relaxed vigilance and security measures to attack soft targets.