Five soldiers including a captain killed as Boko Haram members attack military base in Yobe



Suspected Boko Haram members launched a daring attack on an Army brigade in Buni Yadi, Yobe State yesterday night, killing five soldiers while the troops in return killed scores of the terrorist.

According to military sources, the sect members stormed the military base at about 6.45pm, shooting sporadically, using sophisticated weapons. The troops acted immediately and successfully overpowered the sect members. Five soldiers including a captain who is a medical doctor, were killed during the attack.