Nigerian Army said its troops on Wednesday repelled another Boko Haram Terrorists attack on Arege after hours of heavy gun battle with several of the terrorists killed and high caliber weaponry and ammunition recovered after the shootout.
A statement on its Instagram handle said scores of Boko Haram terrorists attempted to infiltrate the 118 Army Battalion location with a view to overpowering soldiers but suffered heavy blow from troops.
It said, “Boko Haram Terrorists met their waterloo and suffered heavy casualties on Wednesday evening 28 November 2018 when they attempted to infiltrate 118 battalion location at Arege in Abadam local government area of Borno state.
“The BHTs 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, during exploitation of the general area at dawn, the gallant troops discovered 4 BHT corpses.
Troops recovered 1 Anti-Aircraft Gun, 4 AK 47 rifles, 1 light Machine gun, 100 Anti-Aircraft rounds, 185 Light Machine Gun rounds, 4 AK 47 magazines, 54 AK 47 rounds, 1 MOWAG Propeller”
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