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Nigerian Army wounded 5 and killed 7 Boko Haram soldiers

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Seven Boko Haram insurgents were killed while several others wounded yesterday evening during an encounter with troops of 119 Battalion Group of 8 Division of the Nigerian Army deployed in Kangarwa, one of the villages in the hinterland of northern Borno. A statement on Sunday from the director army public relations officer, Col Sani Usman, said the insurgents who had earlier on Tuesday attacked an isolated village in Dasa, were fiercely engaged by the troops forcing them to hastily retreat in disarray after sustaining casualties.
Five soldiers who sustained injuries during the offensive have been evacuated and are currently receiving treatment in the hospital. Troops are still on aggressive pursuit of the fleeing insurgents.

An offensive against militants near Aleppo is being prepared by a Russian naval group

According to reports published by Interfax and, citing a source in the Defense Ministry, Russian naval group in the Mediterranean, headed by the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, is preparing an offensive against militants on the outskirts of Aleppo. Jets from the Admiral Kuznetsov, the Peter the Great battle cruiser and other military ships in the battle group equipped with precision weapons will take part in the operation. The source said that the strikes will be launched in the nearest hours and will target the distant outskirts of Aleppo. The source asserted that ahead of the battle group’s arrival into the waters close to Syria, Russia increased its reconnaissance in the region.

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