Calamitous Boko Haram fighters ambushed a group of Nigeria’s Army-led force, killing at least 13 Soldiers, the Army revealed.
According to the army, the troops tried to repel the terror attack and engaged the terrorists in a fire fight, during which the 13 were killed.
“In another encounter; troops of 1 Division on escort duty along Damaturu – Maiduguri Road, yesterday fought through an ambush staged by Boko Haram terrorists,” said Onyema Nwachukwu, deputy director, army public relations.
“The gallant troops engaged the terrorists in a fire fight, courageously wading through the ambush. Sadly, thirteen military and a police personnel including an officer, paid the supreme price while extricating themselves from the ambush.