13 Soldiers Wounded,many Missing As Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Army Base In Borno

Physinews: 13 soldiers have sustained various degrees of
injuries while many are still missing in action
following the attack of troops’ location in
Borno In Nigeria on Monday by the Boko Haram

Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel
Sani Kukasheka Usman made this known to
newsmen Tuesday evening.
According to him, the troops who did their
best to defend the location to no avail were
however forced to withdraw from the location
as they were outnumbered.

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

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