The Nigerian Army said it has lost three of its combatant soldiers after a set of the terrorist group believe to be Boko Haram members attacked Magumeri, in Borno State and succeeded to remove its Forward Operational Base (FOB) there.
It additionally revealed that six other soldiers sustained severe harm amid the attack that occurred at around 6:00 a.m., on Saturday.
In a report credited to Director Public Relations 8 Task Force Division, Col. Timothy Antigha, who made this known, in an announcement, said the remains of the soldiers have been kept in the funeral home, while the harmed are getting restorative attention.
He however guaranteed People of Magumeri, of their wellbeing as the armed force is resolved to free the town of all components of Boko haram fear based suspected to be taking asylum there.
Antigha, in the announcement, said “At around 6.00pm yesterday, 25th November 2017, associated components with Boko Haram psychological militants endeavored to assault Magumeri.
“As a prelude to the planned assault on the town, the psychological oppressors endeavored to unstick the Forward Operational Base in Magumeri, Borno State.
“Be that as it may, troopers of 5 Brigade Garrison situated in the town repulsed the assault. The troops battled bravely. Tragically, 3 officers lost their lives, while 6 others supported wounds. The assemblages of the late officers and the injured have been cleared.
“The injured are getting medicinal consideration. A few stages were likewise assaulted and harmed by the fear mongers. “Encourage improvements with respect to the occurrence will be imparted likewise.
“The 8 Division wishes to guarantee all occupants of Magumeri that everything is being done to guarantee their well-being and security. “To this end, they are to keep seeking after their true blue exercises with no dread.