- Some soldiers were on Wednesday, June 13, ambushed by members of the Boko Haram terrorist group
- There were large explosions at about 8.30 pm around Damboa road in Borno state
- The terrorists carted away two Hilux vehicles belonging to the Nigerian military
Some soldiers were on Wednesday, June 13, ambushed by members of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Daily Post reports.
Legit.ng gathered that there were large explosions at about 8.30 pm around Damboa road in Borno state.
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Sources said the blast was from an attack on a military base in the area by Boko Haram terrorists.
One of the source said the terrorists ambushed the troops at Damboa axis and carted away two Hilux vehicles from the Nigerian soldiers.
Although the attack is yet to be confirmed by the military, it was also gathered that continued with their ambush between Maiduguri and Damboa local government area on Tuesday, June 13, night.
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A source said: ”There was an attack last night and two Hilux vehicles were taken.”
Some of the passengers who passed through the route this morning also confirmed the incident.
The passengers however, could not provide details of the attack.
One of the motorist said: "The incident took place in the night between soldiers and Boko Haram. We only saw a lot of bullets on the road and more presence of soldiers along the road."
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Legit.ng had reported how the leader of the Boko Haram group Abubakar Shekau celebrated the terrorists' attacks in a new video.
Shekau said the group will continue its attacks until all condition given to the federal government are met.
You can watch this Legit.ng TV video below of the operation of the Nigerian Air Force activities in the north east against terrorists: