News from Abuja: The Nigerian military issued a statement on the 25th that the Nigerian army has recently launched an attack against the extremist organization “Boko Haram” in Borno State in the northeast of the country. Action, killed at least 16 militants.
The statement stated that the Nigerian army launched an operation against Boko Haram in Borno State from 21 to 24. On the 21st, the Nigerian army discovered that a convoy of the organization was marching towards a small town near Lake Chad and immediately attacked it, killing three militants.
Since then, the Nigerian army exchanged fire with “Boko Haram” militants at different locations in the state, killing 11 and 2 people, and several militants were injured and fled.
“Boko Haram” has been frequently seen in northeastern Nigeria since its establishment more than ten years ago, posing security threats to neighboring countries such as Chad, Niger, and Cameroon.