eventy-six Boko Haram terrorists, among others, trying to overrun Nigeria’s military formation in Metele, near Kangarwa in Borno were killed today.
In what was a double blow to the terrorists on same day, Chadian troops also killed another 48.
According to the Nigerian Army Twitter posts, the gallant troops of the 157 Battalion overwhelmed the terrorists, with superior firepower, as they attempted to attack Nigerian positions.
“The sustained superior firepower of the troops led to the neutralisation of 76 Boko haram terrorist”, the army said.
“Unfortunately, the Nigerian Army lost seven soldiers while 16 were wounded in action”.