Armed males suspected of being boko haram fighters attacked components of the village of Mainok in Borno state.
A army supply talking to SaharaReporters on Sunday stated the town is presently below terrorist siege.
Mainok is positioned about 45 km from Maiduguri, the capital of the state of Borno, and is within the Konduga area.
The newest assault got here a number of days after the insurgents attacked Geidam, the headquarters of the Geidam administrative district in Yobe state and hometown of the appearing police inspector-general, Baba Alkali.
Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed 1000’s and displaced thousands and thousands in northeastern Nigeria.
The Nigerian army has repeatedly claimed that the insurgency has largely been defeated, and casualties are sometimes underestimated.
Troopers have been attacked by the insurgents in latest months.
A whole bunch of troopers and officers have been reportedly killed since January 2021.
Not less than 33 troopers had been not too long ago killed when two automobiles loaded with explosives rammed right into a army convoy in Wulgo.
The suicide bombers have been recognized as Abu Bakr al-Siddiq and Bana Jundullah. The group additionally alleged 4 army automobiles had been destroyed.
In February, about 20 troopers had been killed by the insurgents in Malari, Borno state.
Sahara reporters gathered that the troopers had been on patrol to filter some Boko Haram parts within the space after they had been ambushed by the group.