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30 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed, 24 Soldiers Wounded in Borno

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The Nigerian Military has revealed that over 30 Boko Haram terrorists were killed while scores escaped with gunshot injuries following a fierce battle with the terrorists’ at Kareto, Borno state.

A statement issued on Monday by the Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col Sani Usman said that the terrorists’, numbering almost a hundred, started the attack by launching IEDS on positions of the troops, followed with shooting from different angles all in a bid to confuse the troops but the soldiers aware of the tactic, stood their ground and fought back gallantly.

Usman however revealed that 2 officers and 22 soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries from gunshots as well as IEDS attacks, adding that no life was lost.

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“Please recall that Boko Haram terrorists attacked our troops’ location at Kareto, northern Borno State Monday morning.

“The troops successfully repelled the attack and killed quite a number of the terrorists.

“The situation has since been brought under control and reinforcement sent.

“So far our troops had 2 officers and 22 soldiers wounded in action.

“All of them have been evacuated to Military Hospital Maiduguri where they are receiving treatment.