The Army said its troops have repelled Boko Haram terrorists during their attacks at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, like reported by thenationonlineng.net.
It said scores of the insurgents were killed during the encounter.
A statement by the Assistant Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Major Nureni Alimi, said four soldiers sustained injuries during the encounter.
The statement said: “Troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigerian Army Special Forces School at Buni Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State successfully defeated Boko Haram terrorists that launched an attack on the military base.
“The terrorists came to engage the Brigade around 4.15 p.m on Sunday, January 20, daring the troops for almost two and a half hours. The gallant troops stood their ground and thoroughly dealt with them.
“Two gun trucks of the terrorists were collected from them and some of them were neutralised in the process while several others were seen taking to their heels with gunshot injuries. A cache of anti-aircraft ammunitions and bombs of rocket-propelled guns were also recovered.
“The troops were in high spirit as they all started jubilating with high morale. Only four soldiers sustained minor injuries and are currently receiving treatment in the Brigade medical facility.”