The Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria has claimed the lives of many but never seems to be satisfied as it keeps shedding more blood.
In an attack by the terrorist group yesterday, two soldiers and a nursing mother has lost their live in the process.
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The sad news follows a shootout session between the Nigerian Army troops and the terrorist group which equally claimed lives of many Boko Haram terrorists.
In a report by Premium news, a reputed news website in Nigeria, the military troops daught fiercely to repel the die hard terrorists who attacked a Magumeri, a local government headquarters in Borno State.
Nigeria News World gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday evening when Magumeri came under attack by a group of armed insurgents.
Soldiers of the Special Task Force in Magumeri, led by their Commander, Major Manga, were said to have saved the residents from yet another massacre.
It was also gathered that it would have been more deadlier but the swift intervention of the Major Manga troop kept the situation under control.
“The troops engaged them in a fierce fight that led to the death of many Boko Haram. A gun truck was recovered from the Boko Haram amongst many other arms and ammunition.” premium times reported.
However, the price of the victory was paid by two gallant soldiers of the Manga led troop.
Also, we gathered that a nursing mother was killed in the process of the attack.
Another sources familiar with the incident confirmed that the insurgents had, before the arrival of the soldiers, burnt down a general hospital that was recently rebuilt and equipped by the Borno State Government.
The insurgents were said to have escaped with a tractor recently provided to the local government council by the Borno State government.