Many feared killed, several injured as Nigerian soldiers, Boko Haram battle in Borno


A yet unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were reported killed and several others injured in northern Borno on Saturday as Nigerian soldiers engaged the terrorists in intense gunfight.

The battle, PREMIUM TIMES sources said, began after Boko Haram fighters attacked troops of the 119 Task Force Battalion stationed in Kangarwa.
The Nigerian troops gallantly fought back, killing an unknown number of the attackers and injuring several others.
Nine soldiers were however injured in battle, our sources said.
On Saturday, a patrol team from Baga which went to evacuate the injured soldiers was also ambushed.
Members of the team repelled the attack and cleared the ambush, those familiar with the matter said.
It is the sixth time the battalion would be so attacked in recent times, military insiders told PREMIUM TIMES.
The army is yet to issue an official statement on the attack.


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  • JasV

    Well done guys, make mince meat of their carcasses and feed them to pigs since they are animals who by themselves called themselves harams anyway. Real harams they are!!!!.

  • B. Messi

    Incredible stuff.
    These are the people buhari and Lai(e) claim have been defeated?
    Something is wrong somewhere.

    • Dejandon

      Even the cut-off head of a snake still attempts to bite. It’s just a matter if time till the remainder life is snuffed out. Just like Maitasine, BH will be history in our nation very soon.

  • Dejandon

    God be with you our gallant defenders

  • Hamza

    Good job gallant officers and soldiers. Please you must never let your guard down. Be careful of ambushes. Don’t come out from your vehicles and be in harms way in areas likely with covers for ambush on the military. Salute!

    • Otile

      Your advice to them doesn’t do any good. It is like telling them not to put their hands in fire or not to drink poison. They knew those things already.

      • Hamza

        Yet they always expose themselves? Yet they always get ambushed? I thought they knew too.

        • Otile

          Remember this is an unjust war, nothing turns out right in this kind of war.

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  • Netanyahu

    Which boko haram fighters again? Liar Mohammad, I am asking you and your dry wood oga. I thought you lied to us over a year ago that boko haram have been technically defeated. Whatever that means. Which one is coming to attack your military formation again? Una no dey tire for lies and propaganda? Anyway, you people can perish up there, the less I care. You created your boko haram to make Nigeria ungovernable for Jonathan? Now Jonathan is gone. Who are the victims of your creation? Your miserable selves. Yeye.

    • deltavoice

      But Jonathan’s late brother said that PDP are the sponsors of boko haram,or were lai mohammed and Buhari PDP members?

  • Vc

    I suspect this terrorists are now regrouping in Nigeria after heavy loss in places like Mosul ,raqqa and Libya.

  • emmanuel

    Soft target, Liar Mohammed and General Butai?