Boko Haram attack military base, kill three soldiers

Three Nigerian soldiers are feared dead after an attack Boko Haram sect on a military base in Kareto, north of the Borno state capital Maiduguri.

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Boko Haram fighters attacked the base in the town of Kareto, 150 kilometres (about 90 miles) north of the state capital Maiduguri last night Wednesday, November 15th.

The militants temporarily dislodged troops from the base before being repelled with aerial support, the sources said.

“We lost three soldiers in the fight and several others are still missing. The terrorists were smoked out of the base by a fighter jet which deployed to the scene” said a military source who spoke on anonymity

The military source did not however state if the sect members carted away any weapons.

“The bodies of three soldiers were recovered after the attack,” said the militia who preferred not to be identified. More troops have arrived in Kareto but most residents have not returned,” an eyewitness said

It was the second attack on the military base in two years.


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  1. The way this Boko Haram insurgents are taken our soldiers down everyday in Borno state is getting out of hand. May God help us.

  2. I thought the military said the terrorist are frustrated because of the way they have dealt with them.How did the terrorist penetrate the military base to the extent of killing military men?They really need to put more effort so that this boko haram story will be history.

  3. This bokoharam get mind o ,this bokoharam people have turn to evil only God can deliver us and change their mind may the souls of the departed soldier rest in peace

  4. this is Nigeria, at the initial stage, Mr President promised dat there will be no violence in his regime, what are we seeing since then, have we known peace?, from herdsmen to bokoharam

  5. May the souls of our brave soldiers rest in peace and government should give them what they need to get rid of this people

  6. Even the military service the strongest forces in our country is been penetrated and taken down by terrorists then this country seems not to be in a good shape all our leaders care about is money only

  7. Boko Haram is becoming more vulnerable than ever before.Nigeria Government please do something urgently, we can’t continue like this

  8. What a tragedy on the military. This guys are now attacking people that’s supposed to be protecting our lives and properties.

  9. What a tragedy on the military. This guys are now attacking people that’s supposed to be protecting our lives and properties. Nawa oo

  10. What is really happening in this country? How were the Boko Haram able to find there way into military base to the extent of getting some soldiers killed.?

  11. Terrible this bokoharam issue in Nigeria will not finished? They busy killing the military and the civilian as well. God please save our nation.

  12. There are always news that boko haram attacked soldiers base , measures should be put in place to stop these menace

  13. This thing is getting out of hand, if boko harm can attack millitant that means we are all not in save hands, God please wr need your help

  14. and some people are still busy playing politics with the lives of soldiers who only want to serve their country putting their lives on the line. if boko haram can attack military base then who are we the ordinary citizens that dont even have weapons to begin with? doesnt this show we are on our own when it come to security of lives and properties? to think that this is neither the first or fifth time they’re attacking military base

  15. They had boldness of engage with this acts the heartless Boko Haram, what actually our government are doing to eradicate them ,because they waste things, life everyday.

  16. we hear news of Boko Haram killing our soldiers almost everyday does that mean they are more vigilant than our soldiers ….God will help our soldiers

  17. may the souls of the departed rest in peace. this administration defeated boko haram tactically but every day our soldiers are dying.

    • Too bad… Were d soldiers sleepin or what? How did they have free access to d camp… God save Nigeria. Rest in peace to the dead

  18. If Boko Haram can attack a military base full of armed men, then it is a serious issue that needs to be sorted out.

  19. Comment*chai!may God help us all boko haram wants to finish the whole military men so that we will have non to defend us at least and that why they attack them here and there but God is their strength and our strength ,may the souls of the three soldiers killed rest in peace Amen

  20. May their soul rest in peace. The Boko Haram boys I’m sure are backed up by someone very prominent and powerful in this nation. and they must have very good informants otherwise they will not be able to infiltrate the military base so easily

  21. So a military camp was attacked and soldiers killed and not even one of the attackers was killed? What the military men doing then?

  22. How did we lost three soldiers in the fight and several others are still missing. what is happening, does it mean that the terrorists are having upper hand.

  23. Were the soldiers drugged. If they can’t keep watch over their camp, what plans do they have for the Nation.
    Quite unfortunate for the ones that lost their lives

  24. Boko Haram are getting so powerful day by day . The FG is trying their best. I don’t think negotiation is the best option . Rip the the dead soldiers

  25. For God sake, all this politicians fighting for post, none of them can even think of how to stop dis boko people! And Una want us to vote for you abi?

  26. Each passing day comes with different sad stories regarding the Book Haram menace in Nigeria but it seems the Nigeria government is not doing anything helpful to help curb this everyday tragedy. May the souls of the dead find rest in the blossom of the Lord

  27. The incessant attack of book haram indulgence, is becoming too rampant, I taught the government said that, they have technically defeated them

  28. sometimes I wonder if the soldiers were sleeping when they invade their colony, rest in perfect peace soldiers. your reward is in heaven for you have your country.

  29. It’s high time Nigeria wake up and map out strategies that will be a formidable force. Imagine that, for me it an insolace that Biko Haram penetrated and even succeed to kill three soldiers ,it’s uncalled for!

  30. How can Boko Haram attack the military and what we hear is 3 soldiers dead instead of Tue Book Haram I wonder the kind of force we have this days….may there gentle soul reast in peace

  31. Am seeing some people’s comment, saying soldiers are relaxing, u said this because you have not got close to them and their environment, and see the way this soldiers suffer,,, when your see the type of weapon this terrorist are handling then you see the one soldiers are having to won’t allow any of your relatives to be a soldier,,,, please what am saying here is don’t blame our soldiers but blame the government, our government can do somthing is they wish to,

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