Nigeria: 5 soldiers, 6 Boko Haram terrorists killed in Borno clash

Five soldiers of the Nigerian Army and six Boko Haram terrorists were killed in a gunfight in the Alagarno area of Borno State on Monday, January 11, 2021.

The terrorists were members of main Boko Haram faction, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), according to a report by HumAngle.

The military reportedly launched an offensive against the terrorists in the Alargano forest axis of Borno, leading troops to capture one gun truck and one Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) from the insurgents.

At least 17 soldiers were also injured during the attack, according to HumAngle.

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Source: Pulse Nigeria