Nigerian Troops repelled the attack, initially killing 10 terrorist fighters while the rest fled. Soldiers however pursued the terrorists and inflicted maximum damage, killing a total of 105 and recovering weapons and drugs in the process.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai praised the troops for the gallantry when he visited the theatre of operations.
He also visited soldiers who were wounded during the encounter at the Field Ambulance Logistics Base 3 Damaturu and Special Forces’ School, Buni Yadi, Yobe State.
See some pictures from the encounter below;