Boko Haram terrorists who went on rampage at Kofa Village and Dalori IDP camp in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday have been sacked by the Nigerian troops.
This was made known by the Nigerian Army on its facebook page.
The terrorists, according to the Nigerian Army, invaded the affected areas at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday.
They were said to have gained access through a bush path behind the village in four vehicles and some motorcycles.
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They ransacked the market in front of the IDP camp, but on sighting the troops mobilised to the area, set some houses and the market ablaze and fled along Maiduguri-Bama Road.
Army said one civilian was, however, found dead.
The troops are said to be presently assisting the villagers who ran into the bush back to their homes while the Borno State Fire Service have contained the inferno.