About 150 Boko Haram Members were killed yesterday September 12, after the Nigeria Army repelled an attempted attack by the sect members on Konduga, a village that is about 35 Kilometers from Maiduguri in Borno State.
According to a statement issued in Abuja yesterday by Col.T.Antigha of the Army Public Relations, said the battle with the sect members lasted for about three hours and four soldiers were injured during the attack.
“At about 5.30 am today (Friday), Boko Haram terrorists launched a massive attack on Konduga town, about 35 kilometres from Maiduguri. After about three hours of fierce fighting, Nigerian troops routed the Boko Haram fighting force of over a hundred terrorists. Further to the staggering loss of men, Boko Haram also suffered extensive losses in equipment. Four Nigerian soldiers were wounded in action. The entire area is still being combed for terrorists who may have escaped with bullet wounds. Morale of troops remains very high.” the statement reads.
According to a military source, it was said that three Hilux vans and one other Buffalo vehicle with mounted anti-aircraft guns, three general purpose machine guns and over 30 Ak 47 rifles were recovered from the terrorists.