Nigerian Army repelled Fresh attacks from boko haram in Pulka near Sambisa Forest of Borno State.
Army blew up vehicles laden with Improvised Explosives Device and recovered arms and ammunitions.
Statement released by colonel Sani kukasheka Usman, the acting director on army public relations on June 13, read as follows:
Troops of 121 Task Force Battalion, 26 Task Force Brigade, yesterday Sunday 13th June 2016, successfully repelled an attack on their location by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at Pulka.
The terrorists who came through Banki axis of Sambisa forest, attempted to inflict damage on our troops.
But the vigilant soldiers rose to the occasion and dealt decisively with the terrorists by killing 6 of them.
They also recovered 1 Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle with registration number 167229, two belts of 148 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition and 1 FN rifle magazine loaded with 7.62mm ammunition (Special).
The troops also blew up 3 Vehicles laden with Improvised Explosives Device (VBIEDs).
Unfortunately, 5 soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries during the attack.
They have been moved to the unit’s Medical Reception Station for treatment.
You are kindly requested to disseminate this information to the public through your medium. Thank you for your usual and kind cooperation.”