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Boko Haram terrorists inflict heavy damage on troops in Borno

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Suspected escaping remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, northern Borno State.

Photo shows soldiers holding Boko Haram terrorists’ flag

Yesterday at about 5.30pm suspected escaping remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, northern Borno State. 

This was disclosed by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.

According to Colonel Usman, the troops did their best to defend the location in vain.

In the process, 13 soldiers sustained injuries while some are still missing in action.

The temporary setback made the troops to withdraw from the location.

However, the wounded soldiers have been evacuated and receiving treatment.

Meanwhile, efforts are ongoing in search of those missing and clear the Boko Haram terrorists at the general area.

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