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Nigeria: 17 soldiers killed in fresh attack by Boko Haram in Borno State | Africanews - 8 months ago, 11 Aug 01:10

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At least 17 Nigerian soldiers were killed in a new Boko Haram attack on a military base in the north-east of the country, the third in a month, sources told AFP on Thursday. 

Heavily armed fighters arrived on trucks late Wednesday in the village of Garunda, Borno State, where they looted the military base. 

According to the same source, the jihadist group took away weapons and vehicles before fleeing. The source said unfortunately, 17 soldiers were killed, 14 others were injured and an unspecified number are still missing.

There was an attack on the defense forces in Garanda and the local government area from Mobbar and one of my staff who is responsible for the evacuation has lost his life.

“There was an attack on the defense forces in Garanda and the local government area from Mobbar and one of my staff who is responsible for the evacuation has lost his ...
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