Security

Gashigar falls to Boko Haram, many soldiers missing in action

Yesterday at about 5.30pm suspected escaping remnants of Boko Haram terrorists attacked troops location at Gashigar, border area with Niger Republic, northern Borno State. 


The troops did their best to defend the location in vain. In the process, 13 soldiers sustained injuries while some are still missing in action. 

The temporary setback made the troops to withdraw from the location. 
However, 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.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman

Acting Director Army Public Relations

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