- Boko Haram terrorists reportedly attacked Molai village in Borno state
- Three soldier reportedly died after the gunfight in the Borno village
- The number of terrorists killed in the attack was not known at the end of the incident
Three soldiers have reportedly been killed after they engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a gunfight in Molai village in Borno state.
According to Channels TV, the incidents happened on the night of Wednesday, August 14.
The terrorists reportedly came in large numbers on their way to Molai when they were intercepted by the soldiers and the gunfight ensued.
Sources confirmed that three soldiers were killed in the attack although the number of insurgents killed was not certain.
Meanwhile, Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state on Wednesday, August 14, said that he would not be deterred by insurgents’ intimidation and attacks in some resettled communities in the past weeks in the state.
Zulum, who spoke at the inauguration of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Agro-Ranger squad, said his administration remains committed to ending insurgency and restoring peace to the state.
Legit.ng reported that the governor said: “Let me assure our people that the recent intimidations by insurgents at Gajiram; Gajiganna, Dalori and Gubio will never deter us from our commitments to finding peace and stability in the state.
“We will not be frightened, we will not fear any threat, it rather increases our commitment and resilience until we find peace."
Zulum said that during his inaugural address, he pledged his commitment towards upholding section 14 (1b) of the constitution that categorically states that security and welfare of the people are the primary purpose of government.
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