Abuja - At least 16 soldiers have been killed after suspected to be members of
Boko Haram sect attacked a military post at Bulabulin Ngaura in Damboa
local government area of Borno State.
A soldier that narrowly escaped the attack while recounting his ordeal to journalists in Maiduguri, said the terrorists totally subdued the soldiers.
“Some of my colleagues were abducted and many others escaped with bullet wounds. Dozens of Boko Haram insurgents stormed our checkpoint at Bulabulin on Tuesday night," he recounted.
“The terrorists came in a convoy of over 30 vehicles, mounted with Anti-Aircraft guns (AA). I was at the checkpoint when the terrorists came, we tried our best but they had advantage over us. They had AA and we had AK 47 rifles that are not fully loaded," continued the soldier.
He said when they realized terrorists had taken over the place, some soldiers escaped to Maiduguri and other places but many could not make it.
“As I am talking to you, 16 bodies of our colleagues have been brought to Maiduguri. This is besides those that sustain injuries and many others that are missing in action.”
- CAJ News
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