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MORE BLASTS AS “BOKO HARAM” HITS POLICE AND ARMY CHECK POINTS IN BAUCHI

Boko Haram attacks again

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Islamist militant fighters are currently attacking several towns in Bauchi state including Bauchi township the state capital.

Eyewitnesses to Saharareporters that a police station in Tafawa Balewa local government area was targeted while another military checkpoint was attacked by Boko Haram gunmen at Marar Rabar Liman Katagun.

The police commissioner in Bauchi state also confirmed to Saharareporters that a bomb exploded near a railway line in Bauchi Township, but residents said they heard three explosions near IBB Square and the Jahun area.

The CP said his men repelled the attackers in Tafawa Balewa area. However, he could not tell of any casualty in the ongoing attacks.

Tension has grown in Bauchi township where another Islamic sect known as “JIBWIS” is having an annual conference. The sect founded by late Sheik Jafar Mahmud Adams is reportedly opposed to the doctrine of Boko Haram.

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