The terrorist group Daesh claimed on Saturday it had killed 10 soldiers in an attack on the northern Nigerian town of Magumeri.
The terrorist group said the attack on the soldiers was in the town of Borno state on Friday published photographs of burned-out barracks and bodies alleged to be soldiers.
Three sources in Nigeria, including a military, confirmed the organization’s announcement. The militants stormed the town, raided soldiers and raided some shops, the sources said.
The elements of the terrorist organization fled after the army summoned air support and reinforcements from a battalion in the neighboring town of Gubio.
The Daesh organization in West Africa has launched a series of attacks in Nigeria over the past few months.