In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 20th, August, 2020

Horror! Boko Haram Terrorists Overrun Army Base In Borno, Kill 5 Troopers, Injure Others

Horror! Boko Haram Terrorists Overrun Military Base In Borno, Kill Five Soldiers, Injure Others

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Based on SaharaReporters, safety sources have mentioned a minimum of 5 Nigerian troopers had been killed on Tuesday following a gun battle in Gajibo space of Borno State with Boko Haram insurgents.

The insurgents believed to be from the Islamic State West Africa Province attacked the navy base within the city in about 15 gun vehicles.

“Boko Haram throughout the week sacked the navy base right here in Gajibo, about 5 troopers had been killed and plenty of injured. We noticed the navy evacuating their folks each killed and wounded,” a resident instructed SaharaReporters.

The sources mentioned a number of weapons and ammunition had been stolen by the terrorists throughout the assault that lasted for 3 hours.

Boko Haram and its offshoot, ISWAP, have killed 1000’s and displaced hundreds of thousands in North-Jap Nigeria.

The Nigerian Military has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency has been largely defeated and steadily underplays any losses.

Prior to now months, troopers have been focused by the insurgents, who lay ambush on their path.

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