Another Band of Boko Haram Insurgents anihilated by Nigerian troops
A Nigerian soldier was killed while 73 Boko Haram insurgents met their waterloo,in the aftermath of another attempt by the insurgents to recapture Kondunga town in Borno.In a battle which reportedly spanned over 5 hours one of the soldiers who participated in the defensive disclosed that while the battle was going on,the insurgents tried to launch a suicide bombing attempt to dislodge them but a sniper took the bomber out.Another senior officer who was present speaking under anonymity stated "Even before they came we had a pre-information about them and we laid an ambush after securing our territory” said a top ranked officer who spoke to LEADERSHIP newspaper over the phone.According to the officer who spoke to leadership newspaper narrating the events “Initially they flocked a herd of cows into Konduga in order to create some kind of diversion and confuse us to enable the suicide bomber attack from another side, but we were able to gun the vehicle from afar before it got near and the car exploded. After that, the terrorists came in their large numbers and we engaged in several hours of shooting with them.”
The insurgents were said to have finally given up the attempts and fled after the Nigerian Airforce assisted the ground troops by raining a deadly arsenal upon them and causing disarray in their ranks.In other news updates the Nigerian troops following in their victorious momentum these past few weeks have reclaimed three more towns in Yobe state namely Geri |Kukawa and Gujba.
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