A Fresh Boko Haram attack on 157 Task Force Battalion in Metele, Abadam Local Government Area of Borno State, has left many troops dead.
According to Premium Times, the attack which occurred at about 6:00 pm on Sunday, also left many soldiers wounded.
A military source who spoke to the news platform about the attack, confirmed that casualty figure was high, adding that the commander of the battalion also lost his life.
Military equipment and ammunition were equally carted away by the insurgents during the attack.
The source further revealed that the sudden attack came at the time when soldiers were manning the base.