Boko Haram Attack Leaves 2 Soldiers Dead, 4 Wounded

It was another bad day for Nigerian Army, Wednesday, as it lost two of its men to the attack of Boko Haram insurgents.
Two soldiers were said to have been killed and another four wounded when tbe militants attacked Huyim village in Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state, two local sources said.
The Islamist militants were said to have invaded the remote village about 20m, Wednesday, shooting anything in sight.
“They looted and carted away foodstuff and then burned down the whole village,” said the source.
Another source, a local hunter, said the vigilantes in the attacked community sent a save our soul message for troops to assist in repelling the attack.
However, the troops’ vehicle rolled on land miles planted by the militants
The source said: “The attackers came on motorcycles and opened fire. They looted farms products and took away livestock. We called the troops for assistance.
“Unfortunately, the troops’ vehicle drove over landmines. The mines killed two soldiers and four other soldiers sustained degrees of injuries.”
Huyim village is located some 18 miles away from Uba town, the local government headquarters.

Author: News Editor

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