4 Nigerian soldiers reportedly die as Boko Haram sacks key brigade

4 Nigerian soldiers reportedly die as Boko Haram sacks key brigade

- Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly killed four Nigerian soldiers during an attack

- The incident reportedly occured in Borno state on Saturday, August 10

- According to a report, the terrorists stole four gun trucks, one mortar gun and one artillery gun during the attack

Four Nigerian soldiers have reportedly lost their lives as Boko Haram terrorists attacked their base in Borno state.

According Premium Times, the terrorists attacked the Nigerian Army 5 Brigade in Gubio at about 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 10.

In the process, the soldiers lost four personnel while the terrorists stole four gun trucks, one mortar gun and one artillery gun.

The news outlet reports that a tank that was stolen was later recovered in the nearby bush.

Going further, the news outlet reports that the assault forced military commanders to relocate troops and the 5 Brigade from Gubio, about 100 kilometres from Maiduguri, to Damasak, where the military operates a larger camp.

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“Therefore, we now have no troops in Gubio, Magumeri and Kareto,” a senior military source was quoted to have said.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that it was all jubilation and fanfare in Bama community of Borno state as residents led by the Shehu of Bama Kingdom, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi celebrated Eid-el-Kabir for the first time in five years.

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