Army, Boko Haram currently in heavy gun battle in Damasak

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DAMASAK Local Government Area of Borno state is currently under crossfire between Nigerian soldiers and Boko Haram fighters.

The battle is raging at the time of filing the report.

A competent Militatry source, told NAN that the military and the terrorists were currently engaged in a heavy gun battle.

He said that the insurgents stormed the town to attack a military formation in the evening but they met stiff resistance from troops.

Reacting, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, who confirmed the attack to NAN through text message, said the troops were dealing with the terrorists.

Chukwu said that ” Troops of 145 Bn in Damasak, Borno State are engaging Boko Haram Terrorists who came to attack their location at about 6 p.m. this evening.

“Fierce battle is on going right now. The troops are dealing with the terrorists.

Further details later. (NAN)

– Sept. 13, 2018 @ 9:25 GMT |

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