The Nigerian Army on Monday said Boko Haram Terrorists has again been inflicted with more pains as troops repelled their attacks in Buni Yadi, Gujba local government of Yobe state, killing scores of them during the encounter.
According to a statement from the Assistant Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Major Nureni Alimi, four soldiers however sustained injuries during the encounter.
Major Alimi said: “Troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government of Yobe State, successfully defeated Boko Haram terrorists that launched an attack on the military base.
“The terrorists came to engage the Brigade around 4:15pm on Sunday 20th January, 2018, daring the troops for almost two and a half hours. The gallant troops stood their ground and thoroughly dealt with them.
“Two Gun trucks of the terrorists were collected from them and some of them were neutralized on the process while several others were seen taking to their heels with gunshot injuries. Cache of Anti-Aircraft ammunitions and bombs of Rocket Propelled Gun were also recovered.
“The troops were in high spirit as they all started jubilating with high morale. Only 4 soldiers sustained minor injuries and are currently receiving treatment in the Brigade medical facility”.