Troops on patrol around Delwa and neighbouring communities in Borno State on Wednesday successfully broke through insurgents’ ambush 35kilometres to Maiduguri as they advanced to dislodge insurgents who were massing up in the area.
The fierce fire fight that ensued as the troops wadded through the ambush left scores of insurgents dead, while 3 soldiers died in action.
Meanwhile 7 soldiers who incurred various degrees of injuries have been evacuated for treatment while the troops have continued with their mission.
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