The Nigerian Army has said its troops repelled Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.
Tweeting at its official handle, the army said that the troops repelled the insurgents’ who were attempting to infiltrate CrossKauwa in Kukawa at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
It added that it would provide details on the attack later.
The tweet read: “Troops of 157 Strike Force Battalion at about 8 p.m. today (Nov. 27) 2018; repelled some elements of BHTs who attempted to infiltrate Cross in Kauwa in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno. Details later,” the army wrote.
Recall that Boko Haram terrorists had on November 18, attacked and killed scores of soldiers of the 157 Strike Force Battalion at Metele.
President Buhari is also expected to visit the troops today.