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Breaking News: 22 Boko Haram Killed, 2 Soldiers Wounded In A Repel Attack At Logomani

At about 1.00am today, Sunday 25th September 2016, some suspected remnants of Boko Haram fighters numbering about attacked the Nigerian troops location at Logomani along Dikwa-Gambarou road, Borno State, in a three- wave attack using 36 Hand Grenades and Rocket Propelled Launchers.

This was disclosed by the Army spokesman, Col. Sani Kakasheka Usman in a statement on Sunday. He said ”Our troops fought gallantly and repelled the attack which lasted for about one hour”.

At the end of the fierce encounter, he added that the troops counted 22 dead bodies of Boko Haram fighter. They also recovered 2 AK-47 Rifles, 1 FN Rifle, 1 G3 Rifle and some 36 Hand grenades. Unfortunately,he said ” we troops lost 4 soldiers and their rifles as a result of the effect of Boko Haram use of Rocket Propelled Grenades, while 2 soldiers were wounded in action.

The wounded in action have been evacuated for further medical management. The location have been reinforced and replenished while the troops have continued their clearance operations.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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