Boko Haram insurgents attack military base

According to eyewitness report, Boko Haram insurgents have attacked a military base at the northern town of Kareto in Borno State in the early hours of yesterday.
The attach which lasted for about three hours resulted in the killing of scores of insurgents while some soldiers were wounded. This attack is coming on the heels of many other attacks in military and police formations in the North East.
Army spokesman, Col Sani Usman who confirmed the attack in a statement, said troops of 113 Battalion at Kareto were attacked by the terrorists “have been battling the insurgents since the early hours of yesterday.”
Multiple military sources claimed the insurgents attacked troops with three suicide bombers.
On Sunday, the Army announced the seizure of a large cache of arms and ammunitions after taking over Boko Haram’s underground armoury and food storage facilities.
Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, had on Sunday, alongside prominent politicians from Borno supervised the reopening of a major highway linking Borno and neighbouring Yobe State which was blocked by Boko Haram for over three years.
Residents of Buni Yadi, a town held captive by Boko Haram also returned to their town enmasse on Sunday following its liberation by Nigerian troops.

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