One naval personnel killed in Boko Haram attack on military base
The Nigerian Army has confirmed that navy personnel was killed when troops repelled terrorists attack on the Headquarters of the 7 Brigade Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) at Baga in Borno.
The attack occurred on Wednesday at 7 p. m.
The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, who confirmed this in a statement on Thursday, said efforts were ongoing to clear the terrorists hiding in Baga and environs.
Usman urged the public to remain calm and disregard any contrary information circulating on the attack.
“We will keep you posted with development on the pursuit and mop-up operations,” he added.
He said the Nigerian Air Force component has also been mobilised and are engaging the fleeing terrorists.