The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced that its soldiers successfully repelled a Boko Haram ambush in Borno State.

The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced that its soldiers successfully repelled a Boko Haram ambush in Borno State.

In a post on its official Twitter handle, the army said the ambush occurred “along

Maiduguri Bama Axis.”

It said the troops successfully repelled the ambush after “serious exchange of gunfire.”

The attack occurred on the day the army chief, Tukur Buratai, said recent attacks by Boko Haram on soldiers does not mean a resurgence of the terror attacks.

The Boko Haram insurgency has caused about 100,000 deaths since 2009, according to the Borno State Government.

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