The Nigerian troops have repelled an attack by the terrorists group, Boko Haram, killing one of the insurgents in the process.
The confrontation took place at Gamboru-Ngala in Borno.
During the encounter, many of the insurgents fled.
However the troops lost one soldier in the battle.
According to a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu Chukwu, the troops recovered one rocket propelled gun, seven tube, one anti aircraft gun, two AK 47 rifles and two empty magazines.
Said the spokesman: “Troops of 3 Battalion on Operation Lafiya Dole had successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists’ attack at Gamboru Ngala, Borno State.
“One Boko Haram terrorist was neutralised during the encounter while other members of the group fled following a superior fire power from the troops.
”Unfortunately, one soldier lost his life during the attack.”