BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI
No fewer than110 Boko Haram insurgents were yesterday killed in gun battle in Damboa, the headquarters of Damboa local government area of Borno State in a failed attack which was repelled by men of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army.
Damboa,is about 95km from Maiduguri, the state capital and was the first local government area captured by insurgents in June this year before it was gallantly recaptured by the military in July.
The killing of these terrorists is coming barely 24 hours when troops in support of civilian JTF killed over 75 insurgents at Dogon Wire while attempting to repair the vandalized Power transmission line along Damboa- Maiduguri road since July this year as well as the combing of Tashan Alade and other communities of Hawul Local Government Area that were hitherto taken over by insurgents. in which, Over 20 motorcycles and other vehicles snatched by the terrorists were set ablaze.