Boko Haram: Maiduguri – Damaturu Highway Blocked Amid Security Threats

Boko Haram: Maiduguri – Damaturu Highway Blocked Amid Security Threats

Nigerian soldiers arrive in Yola, Nigeria, 20 May 2013. Following the declaraton of a state of emergency in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states of Nigeria (Photo Credit: EPA/STR)

The Maiduguri – Damaturu highway in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, Northeast Nigeria, has been block for fear of terrorists attacks.

According to Channels Television, the road was blocked by security operatives following the resurfacing of assailants.

The terrorists were sighted in the evening of Tuesday July 15, 2015 at Benisheikh Town of Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State.

They were reportedly seen in Warsala, the last village before Damaturu.

Motorists and travellers on the highway are presently stranded in the Yobe State’s capital.

The Yobe -Maiduguri expressway has been under danger since Saturday when the insurgents resorted to attacking travelers.

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