Nigeria army foils Boko Haram attack: military

Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) mostly women and children, wait for food at Dikwa Camp, in Borno State, in north-eastern NigeriaNigeria’s troops have a foiled a planned Boko Haram attack on a camp of displaced people in the northeastern town of Dikwa, previously targeted by the insurgents, the military said. “From all indications, the terrorists aimed at causing havoc at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp located at Dikwa,” army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman said in a statement late Wednesday. One soldier and a local vigilante assisting the military in the fight against Boko Haram were killed, he said.

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