Breaking: Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Gamboru, Borno

Nigerian Army Saturday said its troops successfully repelled attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Gamboru-Ngala Borno.

Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, Director, Army , a statement said that one insurgent was killed while several others fled.

Chukwu said: “troops of 3 Battalion operation LAFIYA DOLE had successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists’ attack at Gamboru Ngala, Borno State.

“One Boko Haram terrorist was neutralised during encounter while other members of group fled following a superior fire power from troops.

“Unfortunately, one soldier lost his life during the attack”.

Chukwu disclosed that the troops recovered one Rocket Propelled gun, seven tube, one Anti Aircraft gun, AK 47 rifles and empty magazines.

The army spokesman called the people cooperate with troops, provide useful and timely information security agencies. (NAN)