Nigerian Army denied the rumours making rounds that Boko Haram terrorist killed 30 of its soldiers.

The Nigerian Army headquarters, in Abuja, has denied the rumours making rounds that Boko Haram terrorists have killed 30 of its soldiers at Zari village in Guzamala council of Borno State, last Friday.

Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Texas Chukwu, made this known in a telephone interview with the media, in Abuja.

He said what happened was that soldiers on internal security operations at Zari, went on a rescue mission following an alert by the villagers that they were being attacked by terrorists who invaded their village.

The soldiers on receiving the alert immediately invaded the village and engaged the terrorists in a shootout and killed several of them with the help of the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet.

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