A soldier and 13 insurgents paid the ultimate price on Monday, November 7 when Nigerian troops and Boko Haram insurgents clashed in Kangarwa, Kukawa local government area in the northern region of Borno State.Three soldiers 119 Task Force Battalion, 8 Division Nigerian Army were also wounded in the clash which was actually a counter attack carried out by the troops.Army spokesman Col. Usman Kukasheka confirmed the casualties in a statement in the early hours of Tuesday, November 8.It read in part: “The offensive which began at about 4.00pm and lasted for

roughly four hours, necessitated the troops calling for air support to which the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) promptly responded by dispatching an Intelligence Surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft and a Ground Attack Fighter Aircraft in support of the ground offensive.“The troops also neutralized 2 Hilux vehicles belonging to the insurgents and recovered the following; a Hilux vehicle, 1 Browning Machine Gun (BMG), 1 Anti Aircraft Gun (AAG), 2 General Purpose Machine Guns (GPMG), 1 Light Machine Gun (LMG), 2 Rocket Propelled Guns Seven (RPG 7) tubes and bombs, 5 AK-47 Rifles and 550 Rounds of Anti-Aircraft Gun ammunition.Watch below;