Nigerian military almost every day to join in the fighting with the Islamists
The militants destroyed the convoy. They burnt five vehicles and took the truck along with six machine guns.
In Nigeria at least 10 soldiers were killed and nine injured in an attack by militant Islamist group Boko Haram in a convoy in the North-East of the country. On it informs AFP on Thursday, November 7.
It is noted that the attack occurred today in the area of Damboa, Borno state, when the convoy was returning to base.
“We lost 10 people in fierce battles against the terrorists who ambushed our soldiers conduct demining operations in this area”, – said the Agency army officer on condition of anonymity, adding that 12 soldiers were reported missing.
The five militants burned military vehicles and seized the truck along with six machine guns.
It is also reported that during the battle, which lasted an hour, the Islamists had killed nine people. In the “Boko Haram” claim that the military suffered more serious casualties – 22 people.
Earlier in July, the militant group “Boko Haram” in northeast Nigeria shot of the funeral ceremony. Then killed 65 people.
The group “Boko Haram” operates in the North and North-East of Nigeria. Its militants also carried out attacks in neighboring countries: Niger, Cameroon and Chad.
Since 2009, the militants “Boko Haram” in the countries of the lake Chad basin has killed more than 27 thousand people, about 2.6 million people became refugees. Over 11 million Nigerians in the conflict zone need urgent humanitarian assistance.
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