Nigerian Army

Troops of sector 3 deployed in operation Lafiya Dole on Friday repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on Arege community in Borno state, the Nigerian Army has said.

According to the Army in a statement on Saturday, several members of the terrorist group were killed while others fled with gunshot wounds during the encounter.

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However, six soldiers were said to have sustained various degrees of injuries and are currently receiving medical attention at a military facility.

One vehicle was recovered from the insurgents, while three gun trucks were destroyed by the troops