Metro 30 Nigerian Soldiers,50 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed in Pilka,Gwoza Areas of Borno



In the last one week, atleast 30 Nigerian soldiers and 50 boko haram terrorists have been killed during fighting around Pilka, Kirawa and Gwoza communities of Borno State; Vanguard reported.

A top security personnel who spoke anonymously was quoted saying, "The deployment of military to Gwoza, weekend, led to serious casualties from both sides, as more than 30 soldiers were ambushed and killed by terrorists in Pilka, Kirawa and other villages on the Maiduguri -Bama- Gwoza troubled road.

"Also, over 50 of the insurgents were killed in the encounter, but unfortunately, military troops in Kirawa withdrew and returned to Bama where they were reunited with their colleagues at the military barracks following the fire-power from the insurgents. They could not go to Gwoza as directed by their commanders.

"At T Junction on Banki Road, the terrorists also ambushed the military post where both sides suffered several casualties, although I don’t have details of those killed yet", the unnamed source added.

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