Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Monday attacked troops location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, northern Borno State. Thirteen soldier were injured in the attack while some others are reportedly missing.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Ag. Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman on Tuesday in Abuja.
Usman said the troops did their best to defend the location in vain saying that the temporary setback made the troops to withdraw from the location.
He said the wounded soldiers have been evacuated and receiving treatment, while efforts are ongoing in search of those missing and clear the Boko Haram terrorists at the general area.