more than 30 soldiers have been killed and hundreds others injured during
separate attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.
on Friday in Baga and Gada Blu (said to be near Gamboru) came few days after
the insurgents killed about 40 soldiers attached to 25 Task Force Brigade in
vehicles stormed Baga and engaged Nigerian troops in intense fighting, killing
about 20 of them. They also opened fire with heavy guns and rocket-propelled
grenades on the convoy of more than a hundred military vehicles in Gada Blu,
killing about 15 soldiers.
offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed thousands and
displaced millions in North-Eastern Nigeria.
several occasions, Nigerian army has reported that the insurgency was mostly
defeated and also suffered loss.
insurgents who lay embushes on their road have been attacked by the soldiers.