Army says one officer, five soldiers, several terrorists killed in Mainok
Nigerian Army spokesman, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Yerima, disclosed in a statement in Abuja on Monday that the terrorists in Mainok (Borno) were held by the gallant troops of 156 Task Force Battalion until the arrival of reinforcement teams from 7 Division, Special Army Super Camp Ngamdu and Army Super Camp 4, Benesheik.
The statement indicated that troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Mainok, on Sunday came under multi-directional attacks from Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists.
It added that during the ensuing gun battle, scores of insurgents were killed while an officer and five soldiers paid the supreme price.
The statement further indicated that five soldiers were also injured during the attack on the army camp in the town.
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