Nigeria Soldiers fighting Boko Haram yesterday suffers a setback at about 5.30pm as suspected escaping remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops location at Gashigar, border area with the Niger Republic, northern Borno State. The troops did their best to defend the location in vain.
Acting Director Army Public Relations, made this known in a statement released on his facebook page. according to him, in the process, 13 soldiers sustained injuries while some are still missing in action.
The temporary setback made the troops to withdraw from the location.
However, the wounded soldiers have been evacuated and receiving treatment, while efforts are ongoing in search of those missing and clear the Boko Haram terrorists at the general area.