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Military repels B’Haram attack in Borno



Military repels B’Haram attack in Borno

Six soldiers injured


The Nigerian Army said that six soldiers sustained injury while repelling Boko Haram insurgents in an ambush at Arege area of Borno State at the weekend.


Army Director, Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu announced this in a statement he issued in Maiduguri yesterday. He said scores of the insurgents were neutralised while others escaped with various degrees of injury during the encounter.


Chukwu said while one vehicle was recovered from the terrorists, three gun trucks were destroyed by the troops of Sector 3 deployed in Operation LAFIYA DOLE.


He said: “Unfortunately, six soldiers sustained various degrees of injury and are currently receiving medical attention at the military facility.


The public is, once again, reminded to report any suspicious movements or activities in their areas to the law enforcement agents for prompt action.’’

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