Borno - 73 members of the Boko Haram sect were killed by the Nigeria soldiers when the terrorists made yet another futile attempt to capture Konduga town in Borno State, Premium Times reports.
The terrorists were said to have tried to attack the military base using herds of cows and a car filled with improvised explosive devices according to one of the soldiers stationed in Konduga.
A soldier was killed in the gunfire which lasted over five hours.
Also read: 'Hundreds" of terrorists killed in Konduga
An unspecified number of terrorists were killed last month in an attempt to capture a strategic village, Tungushe, in Konduga local government area of the Borno State.
Boko Haram has attacked Konduga about 15 times in the last 10 months.
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