Sequel to an attack lodged on Sector 1 of the 27 Task Force Brigade, Geidam, Yobe State, the Nigerian Army declared that more soldiers have been deployed to the area.
Making this known on Thursday, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sani Usman, noted that although the troops repelled the attack, killing most of the insurgents and destroying their weapons, three soldiers were killed in the attack.
According to him, “The Nigerian Army wishes to confirm an attack on Sector 1 of 27 Task Force Brigade located at Gaidam, Yobe State, on Wednesday evening.
“The attack was successfully repelled by the troops and the reinforcement sent. The troops killed most of the attacking terrorists, destroying their weapons and equipment. However and regretfully too, we lost three soldiers and some equipment during the encounter.”