Boko Haram kill 23 Nigerian troops in northwest: security Sources.
Heavily armed boko haram have killed operatives of the Nigerian military Special Forces in Katsina State.
They were cornered at Jibia Local Government Area on Saturday.
The Situation Report on the incident was obtained on Sunday.
It noted that troops involved were of the Special Army Super Camp (SASC) 4.
The report said they were “ambushed by armed bandits while on advance to notorious bandit leader’s camp known as Dangote at Shimfida in Jibia LGA”.
It added that the soldiers “were advancing on foot when bandits began engaging them from the hill”.
Igweocha Cable gathered that casualties included one Major, one lieutenant and 21soldiers.