The Nigerian Army says it has neutralised scores of daring Boko Haram terrorists who attacked a military base in Buni-Yadi, Yobe State on Sunday.
The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, were said to have engaged the insurgents in almost two and half hours gun battle before defeating them.
Major Nureni Alimi, the Assistant Director, Public Relations, 27 Task Force Brigade, made this known in a statement this Monday.
According to Alumi, several of the terrorists disturbing parts of North East of Nigeria were killed while others received gunshot injuries.
He added that a cache of Anti-Aircraft ammunitions, bombs, Rocket Propelled Guns and two Gun trucks were recovered from the sect.
“Troops of the 27 Task Force brigade and the Nigeria Army Special Forces school in Buni-Yadi, Gujba Local Government, Yobe successfully defeated Boko Haram terrorists that launched an attack on the military base.
“The terrorists came to engage the Brigade around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday January, 20, 2019, daring the troops for almost two and half hours.
“The gallant troops stood their ground and thoroughly dealt with the insurgents, the troops were in high spirit and jubilated at the victory with high morale,” Alimi said.
He, meanwhile, noted that four soldiers sustained minor injuries and are being treated in the Brigade medical facility.