The Nigerian army pronounced it killed 53
insurgents who pounded infantry positions in Damboa in
northeastern state Borno.
Six soldiers also died in a Jul 4 fighting, Nigerian
military orator Major-General Chris Olukolade pronounced late
yesterday in an e-mailed statement.
“The terrorists had stormed a troops’ bases and police
locations while many of a infantry were out on unit of
surrounding villages,” he said.
Nigerian confidence army are struggling to enclose a five-year rebellion by Islamist company Boko Haram, that has killed
thousands in a debate to levy Shariah law on Africa’s
biggest oil producer. The organisation is many active in three
northeastern states including Borno, where a supervision has
enforced puncture order given May 2013. It has also carried out
bomb attacks in a capital, Abuja, and kidnapped some-more than 200
girls from a propagandize in a northeast in April.
In a apart conflict in Borno state on Jul 4, a suicide
bomber killed himself and 4 others when he gathering a automobile into a
security checkpoint in a Konduga district.
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