The Nigerian military released a statement today stating that
they killed over 50 terrorists yesterday after a daring attack
on a military base in Damboa, Borno state. Find the statement
signed by military spokesperson Major General Chris
Over 50 terrorists died as troops repelled a daring attack on
troops’ locations in Damboa, Borno State yesterday night.
The terrorists had stormed the troops’ bases and police
locations while most of the troops were out on patrol of
A total of 5 soldiers and a senior officer were also killed
while repelling the attack. A cordon and search of the locality
is ongoing, while the bodies of the fallen soldiers have been
recovered and deposited in the military morgue. The
wounded are also receiving treatment in the military medical
In another development, troops on patrol around Baga area
have recovered explosives and rifles concealed in a truck
loaded with fish and other commodities. Four suspects have
been taken into custody in connection with the incident.
At Konduga also in Borno State, a s*****e bomber in a Golf
car yesterday crashed into a checkpoint killing himself, a
policeman and 3 Vigilante Youth members.
Major General, Chris OLUKOLADE
Director Defence Information