Troops of the Nigerian Army over the weekend repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists in Rann, Borno State, killing 10 of the terrorists in the process.
Army spokesperson, Brigadier General, Mohammed Yerima,made this known in a statement released on Saturday. According to him, the terrorists came in their numbers mounted on gun trucks and attempted to infiltrate the main entrance to the town.
He said the troops, however, “chased the retreating terrorists and ensured there was no further threat to the town and its residents.”
Yerima added that “The highly spirited troops were right on hand to counter the move and inflicted a humiliating defeat on the terrorists who abandoned their evil mission and took to their heels,”
Also, the troops successfully destroyed one of the gun trucks and recovered multiple weapons including one anti-aircraft gun, two machine guns, and eight AK-47 rifles.