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Boko Haram: Troops Repel Attack In Borno, Kill 7 Insurgents

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  • Boko Haram: Troops Repel Attack In Borno, Kill 7 Insurgents

    The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that its troops had successfully repelled an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram terrorists on a military formation at Gundari, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno. The troops also killed seven Boko Haram insurgents while several others were wounded in the attack. Col. Onyeama Nwachukwu, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation Lafiya Dole, made the clarification while reacting to inquiries on the incident.

    Media reports had earlier indicated that dozens of the insurgents armed with sophisticated weapons had on Aug. 6 lunched a surprise attack on the troops’ location in the area. Nwachukwu explained that the troops successfully repelled the attack, killed seven insurgents while several others escaped with gunshot wounds. He also disclosed that eight soldiers sustained injuries during the attack.

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