Boko Haram: Troops Foil Insurgents’ Attack On Military Base In Borno

The Nigerian Army said its troops successfully foiled a coordinated attack by Boko Haram insurgents at a military location in Borno state.

Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Ado Isa, said this in a statement in Maiduguri.

Isa said that troops of 152 Battalion neutralized a number of the insurgents when they attempted to infiltrate its location on Monday at Bula-Yobe-Banki axis in the state.

He added that the troops killed unspecified number of the insurgents while many of them escaped with gunshot wounds, adding that various caliber of ammunition and equipment were recovered in the encounter.