Boko Harram Insurgents Attack Nigerian Troops In Sambisa

Nigerian soldiers in Sambisa Forest
Nigerian soldiers in Sambisa Forest

Dare devil Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday morning attacked Nigerian troops inside Sambisa Forest, wounding five soldiers.

The insurgents were said to have launched the attack on men of the Armed Forces Special Forces, AFSF, deep inside the forest around 1.45 am but were successfully repelled, according to the acting Director, Army Public Relations, Sani Usman, a Colonel.



    Nigerian troops have been clearing Sambisa Forests of Boko Haram insurgent for weeks in a bid to finally defeat the last vestiges of Boko Haram fighters in the North east.

    The five soldiers wounded in the attack were said to have been victims of mortars fired into the area where the troops were stationed. The injured soldiers have since been evacuated from the scene for treatment.

    Usman said that some items were recovered from the insurgents, including two AK-47 rifles, two Rocket Propelled Grenade, RPG, bombs,  five rifle magazines,  mortar bombs and rounds of Machine Gun.

    He said that in spite of the attack, “the morale of the gallant troops remains very high as they are determined to successfully clear Boko Haram terrorists.”


    Join the ICIR WhatsApp channel for in-depth reports on the economy, politics and governance, and investigative reports.

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation


    1. LivePerson Psychics also devotes aspect of the site to astrology and astrologies for those who are interested in those
      may also go to everyone chatroom and also obtain a totally
      free tarot card reading if the subject matter is certainly not too individual as well as is appropriate for basic browsing.

    2. Regardless of the occurrence you are actually experiencing,
      whether that includes financial resources, passion, health and wellness or even some
      other crucial part to your well-being, a clairvoyant reading could aid you view
      even more accurately and create remedies
      to your problems.

    3. hey there and thank you for your info – I’ve certainly picked up something new
      from right here. I did however expertise a few technical issues using this web site, since I experienced to reload the website many times
      previous to I could get it to load correctly. I had been wondering if
      your web hosting is OK? Not that I’m complaining, but
      slow loading instances times will often affect your placement in google and can damage your
      high quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I’m adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more of your respective fascinating content.
      Ensure that you update this again very soon.

    4. After I initially left a comment I seem to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments
      are added- checkbox and from now on whenever a comment is added I recieve 4
      emails with the exact same comment. Perhaps there is a means you are able to remove me from that service?
      Appreciate it!

    5. Today, I went to the beachfront with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave
      it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell to her ear and screamed.
      There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
      She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off
      topic but I had to tell someone!

    6. I’ve screened EA, commercial, noncommercial and specifically my own EAs predicated on ALL KINDS of Trading Devices and Principles,
      forwardtested and backtested.

    7. Results of a brand-new survey among asset management
      firms reveals that a substantial number usage content advertising as part of an integrated advertising approach, but face obstacles in developing a content approach as well as generating adequate material on a routine and also consistent basis.

    8. Since trading currency is operates globally through many foreign trades, it moves 24 hours each day (Sunday @ 5:00pm EST – Friday @ 5:00pm EST).

    9. Yakubovich has experienced numerous prosperous professionals utilizing the same strategies
      present in his forex trading course.

    10. Wonderful blog! I found it while browsing on Yahoo News.
      Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a
      while but I never seem to get there! Many thanks

    11. Hey there! Quick question that’s entirely off topic.
      Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly?
      My site looks weird when viewing from my iphone. I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to correct this problem.
      If you have any recommendations, please share.
      With thanks!

    12. In my encounter, camping area staff do a respectable
      work of clearing berries as well as mushrooms that could contain toxic substances, but this is an additional location where it’s
      crucial to pay close attention– especially when outdoor camping in the wild.

    13. We stumbled over here from a different web page and thought I may as well
      check things out. I like what I see so now i am following you.
      Look forward to looking at your web page repeatedly.

    14. These specific apps consist of audio trips, hiking tracks,
      sights, offline GPS navigation assistance, as well as a host
      of added overviews for everything from the best breathtaking spots, to Ranger-led occasions.

    15. I am extremely impressed with your writing skills as well as with
      the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?
      Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog like this one nowadays.

    16. Hello everyone, it’s my first pay a quick visit at this web page, and paragraph is really
      fruitful in support of me, keep up posting these posts.

    17. As well as, yes, there are simpler ways to get to it, yet the Falls
      Cut-off Trail– marked with red as well as blue blazes– leading from the financial institutions of the west branch of the Farmington River to the Jessie
      Gerard Trail is about as difficult as well as
      arduous a hiking ascent as there remains in the state.

    18. Howdy, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just
      curious if you get a lot of spam responses? If so how do you prevent it, any plugin or anything you can advise?
      I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any support is very much appreciated.

    19. I really like your blog.. very nice colors
      & theme. Did you make this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you?
      Plz answer back as I’m looking to construct my own blog and would
      like to know where u got this from. thanks a lot

    20. Greetings! I’ve been following your blog for a long time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a
      shout out from Humble Texas! Just wanted to mention keep up the
      excellent work!

    21. Wow that was odd. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show
      up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyways, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

    22. Wonderful goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you’re just too magnificent.

      I really like what you’ve acquired here, really
      like what you’re saying and the way in which you say it. You make it enjoyable and you still take care
      of to keep it wise. I cant wait to read far more from you.
      This is actually a terrific web site.

    23. Hello, this weekend is good in favor of me, as this time i am reading this fantastic educational piece
      of writing here at my home.

    24. Hey there are using WordPress for your blog platform?
      I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and create my own. Do you require any html coding knowledge
      to make your own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!

    25. Hey there I am so excited I found your blog page,
      I really found you by mistake, while I was researching on Digg for something else, Regardless I am here now and would just like to say
      thank you for a tremendous post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to browse it all at the minute but I
      have book-marked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read more, Please do keep
      up the fantastic jo.

    26. I’ve been browsing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours.
      It’s pretty worth enough for me. In my view, if all webmasters and
      bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be much more useful than ever before.

    27. It’s amazing to pay a visit this site and reading the views of all colleagues on the topic of this
      post, while I am also zealous of getting familiarity.

    28. Hello, Neat post. There is an issue along with your website in web explorer, could test this?
      IE nonetheless is the marketplace leader and a
      big component of people will leave out your wonderful writing due to this problem.

    29. I’m not sure exactly why but this website is loading incredibly slow for me.
      Is anyone else having this issue or is it a problem on my end?
      I’ll check back later and see if the problem still exists.


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

    - Advertisement


    - Advertisement