The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced that its soldiers successfully repelled a Boko Haram ambush in Borno State.
In a post on its official Twitter handle, the army said the ambush occurred “along Maiduguri Bama Axis.”
It said the troops successfully repelled the ambush after “serious exchange of gunfire.”
As at the time of filing this report, troops were still exploiting the general areas in search of some BHT’s who escaped with gunshot wounds.”
The attack occurred on the day the army chief, Tukur Buratai, said recent attacks by Boko Haram on soldiers does not mean a resurgence of the terror attacks.