The Nigeria military has repelled an attempted attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Dikwa town in Borno state.
A source said the incident happened yesterday at about 6:30pm when residents heard sporadic guns shots, while the Air Force responded promptly to support ground troops.
The source added that the Boko Haram
insurgents were coming from Marte Local Government Area axis as the attack was
quickly thwarted by the intervention of the Air Force.