Army confirms 2 officers and 22 soldiers wounded during Boko Haram’s attack on 113 Battalion

Posted by News Express | 19 April 2016 | 2,607 times

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The Nigerian Army late last night confirmed the two officers and 22 soldiers were wounded while battling the Boko Haram terrorists who attacked troops’ location at Kareto, northern Borno State on Monday morning.

Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, said last night in a short statement: “The troops successfully repelled the attack and killed quite a number of the terrorists.

“The situation has since been brought under control and reinforcement sent. So far our troops had 2 officers and 22 soldiers wounded in action. All of them have been evacuated to Military Hospital Maiduguri  where they are receiving treatment.”

Source: News Express

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