The Boko Haram terror group has reportedly killed no less than 13 soldiers and carted away a large quantity of military equipment in a recent wave of fresh attacks.
The onslaught on troops in the North Eastern part of the country reportedly started on Sunday but were not reported as the military did not give details of the flurry of attacks.
Sagir Musa, spokesman for the army did not comment on the attacks but a military source who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES on the condition of anonymity said: “the last few days have not been good for the troops.
“Our troops on patrol near Gajigana came under ambush and many lost their lives in the process,”the source said.
He said troops of the Special Forces located in Gudumbali came under a deadly ambush by armed insurgents who came in several gun trucks.
The source added that; “The incident happened at about 5pm on Sunday along Gurunda – Zari Road. About 100 soldiers who managed to extricate them and withdrew made it to their Damasak, a border community near Niger Republic after some days.
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