Boko Haram murder five soldiers in Borno

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Five soldiers were killed by Boko Haram in Pridang-Bitta in Gwoza local government area in Borno. The incidence was confirmed by Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations in a statement released mid Thursday night. He said that the sect members engaged troops of 271 task force battalion deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole in a gun battle.

“While on clearance operation along Pridang – Bitta in Gwoza local government area of Borno dtate, fought through an ambush staged by elements of Boko Haram Terrorists. In the firefight that ensued, the gallant troops fought through the ambush, they neutralized several Boko Haram Terrorists, while others fled with gunshot wounds.

The remains of the deceased personnel have been promptly evacuated to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital.”

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