The Nigerian Army has revealed that troops foiled an attempt of the Boko Haram terrorists to infiltrate the 118 Battalion location at Arege in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State.
In a tweet on its verified Twitter handle, the army said, the attack occurred on Wednesday.
The army said, “Boko Haram were completely routed by the troops, neutralizing many of them while others fled in disarray due to superior firepower. As a result, they hastily evacuated most of their corpses under the cover of darkness.”
However, the army discovered four corpses of the insurgents at dawn and also the following;
“1 x Anti Aircraft Gun, 4 x AK 47 rifles, 1 x Light Machine Gun, 100 x Anti Aircraft Rounds, 185 x Light Machine Gun Rounds, 4 x AK 47 magazine (54 x AK 47 rounds, 1 x MOWAG Propeller)”.