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Friday, 17 March 2017

Army confirms 5 soldiers dead, 3 missing following attack in Magumeri

The Nigeria Army says five of its officers have been killed while three others have been declared missing in the Boko Haram attack in Magumeri, a town in Borno state on Wednesday evening.

A statement released by Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, the army spokesman did not however disclose the names of the officers affected.


Boko Haram members ambushed the soldiers who were returning from a shooting range competition in Munguno. The statement from the Army reads
“Troops chased the fleeing Boko Haram terrorists up to Doho, Mina Maideni, Donari, Salari, and Lawari villages. After hot pursuit and mop up the troops were able to neutralise an unconfirmed number of Boko Haram terrorists and recovered 1 gun truck, 2 anti-aircraft guns, two extra barrels, two rocket propelled grenade bombs, 31 pieces of Nitrogen 57mm bombs, 1 roll of nitrogen cable and a 60mm mortar bomb. Others were assorted general purpose machine gun and anti-aircraft ammunition and their links, three spare vehicle tyres with rims, 1 vulcanising machine, 1 Qlink motorcycle, foodstuff and three Boko Haram terrorist sown camouflage. Unfortunately we lost and officer and 4 soldiers, while 3 others were still missing”.

11 comments:

OSINANL said...

IMAGINE ANIMALS BOKO HARAM KILLING NIGERIAN ARMY... SMH

Vivian Reginalds said...

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harun said...

May god grant them eternal rest.

okechukwu nnoduechi said...

CHAII NAWA OO, REST ON SOLDIERS AND MAY GOD PROTECT THE MISSING ONES






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Raychelle said...

One of the officers is Lt Akinwale oguntoye....

samuel Ezebuchi said...

RIP to our fallen heroes.Ur reward awaits u in heaven...Simple!

Anonymous said...

The boko Haram that has been defeated? Shame to the Nigerian government for their lies to deceive the public.

Tayo said...

so sad... the died fighting for their motherland.
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Anonymous said...

Dem no dey finish ni? Upon how Nigerian Army dey kill dem, dem dey plenty d more.

Anonymous said...

To our gallant soldiers that dies we surely miss you and Almighty God will grant ur soul eternal rest

Anonymous said...

FOR THE EVIL THEY DID TO THE IPOB MEMBERS, I WISH THEM MORE OF THIS

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