Monday, 20 February 2017
Army In Tears As Boko Haram Attacks Army Base Kills 47 Soldiers & Another Top Army Officials (See Photos)
Over 47 Nigerian soldiers and more than 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed when the jihadists attacked an army base in the remote northeast where the group has been fighting for an Islamic state, a military source said on Sunday.
Boko Haram attacked an army brigade in Buni Yadi in Yobe state late on Saturday, an army spokesman said by text message, without giving a casualty figure.
Several explosions could be heard on Sunday in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state where Boko Haram started its seven-year insurgency that has killed about 15,000 people and displaced more than 2 million.
But our source noted that army lost another top rank official in the process of this unexpected boko haram attack. which they have vowed to attack back boko haram with full force.