03459/11/7/2017/Hogan Bassey/ICE/NAN

Four policemen and six soldiers have been confirmed killed in the Boko Haram attack on Rann, Borno state.

This was disclosed by the state commissioner of police, Damian Chukwu, during a monthly police meeting in Maiduguri.

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“In the recent attack in Kala Balge local government area, four mobile policemen and some six soldiers were killed.

“The police are part of the counter-insurgency campaign to restore peace and stability, and were deployed to various locations,” Chukwu said.

He also disclosed that over 500 men had been deployed to Operation Lafiya Dole, and reiterated the commitment of the command to the successful implementation of the counter-insurgency campaign.