Three Nigerian Soldiers Killed In Boko Haram Attack On Military Base

Three soldiers are feared dead after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Borno state.

Boko Haram fighters believed to be from the IS-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province attacked the base in the town of Kareto, 150 kilometres (about 90 miles) north of the state capital Maiduguri last night Wednesday, November 15th.

The militants temporarily dislodged troops from the base before being repelled with aerial support, the sources said.

“We lost three soldiers in the fight and several others are still missing. The terrorists were smoked out of the base by a fighter jet which deployed to the scene” said a military source who spoke on anonymity.

The military source did not however state if the sect members carted away any weapons.
“The bodies of three soldiers were recovered after the attack,” said the militia who preferred not to be identified. More troops have arrived in Kareto but most residents have not returned,” an eyewitness said
It was the second attack on the military base in two years.

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  1. Nigerian soldiers should sit up

  2. Plssss do something security agent

  3. Nigerian soldiers are never prepared for anything

  4. Have mercy lord

  5. Rip to the soldiers, May God be with your family

  6. That’s not good but let them try harder

  7. The soldiers are our strongest force in Nigeria and if they are taken down easily like chicken then there is problem

  8. May their souls rest in peace

  9. May their brave souls rest in peace

  10. They died trying to protect our lives make their brave soul rest in perfect peac amen e

  11. Boko Haram are mostly ground troops. The military should have better surveillance systems to checkmate them before they get to the camp. These losses could have been avoided

  12. Lord have mercy on us

  13. May their souls rest in peace… They died protecting the nation…the military should work more on their security because this so called boko haram has tough strategies…may God console their families..

  14. God will help us

  15. God will help Nigeria

  16. May their souls rest in peace

  17. rip to our brave soldiers

  18. Book haram again, when is this country going to be free from such hazards! God please help us

  19. This brave soldiers God help the remaining soldiers in the camp

  20. God have mercy

  21. May God help us in the hand of this bokoharam

  22. Define Boko Haram?
    They are those people that kill without conscience

  23. May there soul rest in perfect peace

  24. Sad news, may their soul rest in peace.

  25. The Boko Haram insurgency is becoming something else oh. May the souls of the soldiers rest in peace. I pray they find a lasting solution to this thing

  26. This guys are gradually taking over

  27. What a loss rip to them all

  28. May their souls rest peace.

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