An ambush carried out by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno state has left at least 7 soldiers dead.Premium Times reported that the affected soldiers who were attached to the 153 Task Force Battalion in Marte Local Government Council of the state, were caught by surprise during the attack which occurred by 10am on Monday February 15. It was gathered that they put up a strong fight to defend their base and ward off the insurgents, but were overwhelmed “because they could not withstand the superior firepower of the terrorists”.
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Click To Start Selling NowMilitary insiders reportedly said Monday’s attack on Marte Local Government by the extremist Boko Haram group makes it the third onslaught in the area in a month. The terrorists had ambushed soldiers at the location on January 10 and 15. The casualty rates from those attacks are unknown.