Army looses personal to Boko Haram attack

Gbeleyi Abayomi

It was a sad day for Four Nigerian soldiers who joined their colleagues to wage a brave combat against Boko Haram thugs as they lost their lives in Borno State, this is according to PREMIUM TIMES

According to the story, The insurgents descended on the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade in Gubio at around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday as the country prepared for the Eid festivities. In trying to defend their fort, the army suffered personnel and equipment losses in the process.

The terrorists stole four gun trucks, one mortar gun and one artillery gun during the attack. A tank that was stolen was later recovered in the nearby bush.

with The assault, the military commanders had to relocate troops and the 5 Brigade from Gubio, about 100 kilometres from Maiduguri, to Damasak, where the military operates a larger camp.

“Therefore, we now have no troops in Gubio, Magumeri and Kareto,” a senior military source told PREMIUM TIMES.

The military chief expressed fears that the entire stretch between Maiduguri to Damasak, spanning over 160 kilometres, is now without military presence and may be vulnerable to attacks.

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