• 14 killed as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian soldiers in fresh battle

    14 killed as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian soldiers in fresh battle

    One Nigerian soldier was on Monday night confirmed dead after a Boko Haram attack.

    Thirteen of the insurgents were also killed after the attackers were repelled, the army said.

    Three other soldiers were injured in the attack on ground troops at Kangarwa Village in northern Borno State. The attack was repelled by a combination of Nigeria Air Force aircraft and Nigerian Army officials.

    Monday’s attack came at about the time the Nigeria military was burying five soldiers including Abu Ali, a lieutenant colonel […]

  • 14 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Northeast

    14 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Northeast

    Two suspected Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria have left up to 14 people dead and three soldiers wounded, the army and local residents said on Monday.

    On Monday afternoon, six people were killed in an ambush of a commercial convoy escorted by the military in the Sanda district of Borno state.

    “Suspected elements of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists who were foraging for food, ambushed troops… escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri,” said army spokesman Sani Usman.

    “Unfortunately, five civilians […]