The Nigerian Army are currently in a gunfight with Boko Haram insurgents on Borno highway.
Reports monitored by TheNewsGuru.com, (TNG) indicates that the Nigerian troops are currently exchanging fire with the insurgents along the Damboa to Maiduguri Road in the North East of Borno State.
A Counter-insurgency expert and analyst who confirmed this said that the suspected members of the Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, Boko Haram terrorist group ambushed troops of Operation Hadin Kai escorting commercial vehicles at Yaleri Village, along the Damboa Road.
He said that the troops are currently battling with the insurgents, while many of the passengers scampered for safety.
The report added that the jihadists rained heavy gunfire on the Military convoy moving in armoured and soft-skin vehicles, escorting the commercial vehicles, but the troops are currently responding to them.
However, no casualty has been confirmed as at the time of filing this report.