The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, added that that several others fled in the operation.
Chukwu disclosed that the troops recovered one Rocket Propelled gun, seven tube, one Anti Aircraft gun, two AK 47 rifles and two empty magazines.
“troops of 3 Battalion on operation LAFIYA DOLE had successfully repelled Boko Haram terrorists’ attack at Gamboru Ngala, Borno State.
“One Boko Haram terrorist was neutralised during the encounter while other members of the group fled following a superior fire power from the troops.”
“”Unfortunately, one soldier lost his life during the attack”. He said.
The Army Spokesman further implored Nigerians to avail security agents with timely information that would be useful to ensure peace in the country.