Nigerian Army have successfully repelled a planned attack by Boko Haram terrorists in Mafa on Friday evening.
According to source among the Civilian Joint Task Force, whose name proven not to be mentioned, the terrorists struck at about 6:20 pm along the axis of Kasasewa village in Mafa.
The source also added that the Boko Haram came with not less than eight gun-trucks and motorcycles, shooting sporadically, however the soldiers, police and Civilian JTF members engaged them, forcing them to leave their ammunitions and run away.
He said some members of the terrorist group have been killed, without specifying the exact figure.
Military and other security sources are yet to speak on the incident.