The Boko haram group recently lunched an attack on two military base in borno which reported claimed the life of a soldier, with not less than six other members , with the commander said to be missing after the attack.
Some Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday, June 1, attacked two military bases in Borno state.
As per Vanguard reports, the attack were launched on troops of the 192 Battalion deployed to Delwa village, along Maiduguri-Damboa Road in Konduga local government area, and soldiers attached to 242 Battalion in Marte local government area towards Lake Chad.
After the attack, a source within the Nigeria Army, disclose to us that six soldiers from the attack are currently missing.
The source also said that one of the soldiers was feared dead as there was “unquantifiable” loss of combat equipment following the attack.
It was also gathered that the attacks by the terrorists were coordinated and was carried out at the same time – 6 pm – on Saturday, June 1.
The source also said that the attack on 192 Battalion was reportedly launched from Alagarno Forest in Damboa local government area.
Four Armoured Personnel Carriers and 12 gun trucks were used for the attack which a reinforcement by troops from Maiduguri stalled.
The reinforcement only but help to regain dominance to the base after the terrorist had withdrawn their presence.
Also, a T55 armoured tank was burnt by the terrorists who made away with two gun trucks, a canter truck, one APC, mortal gun and unquantifiable ammunition.
The source said: “Re-organisation of the camp is currently ongoing.”