The Nigerian Army on Sunday repelled another attack by the terrorists group, Boko Haram.
Although a soldier was lost in the battle, some of the terrorists were killed.
The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, made this known in a statement he issued.
The statement reads:
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on Sunday 16th December 2018 neutralised four Boko Haram terrorists and recover weapons.
The terrorists came at about 5.00pm to attack Maibukarti village along Maiduguri-Damboa road when they were engaged by the gallant troops.
The troops were further reinforced and went on hot pursuit of the fleeing terrorists, while the Nigerian Air Forces provided close air support.
Unfortunately, one soldier paid the supreme price during the encounter with the terrorists.
The gallant troops recovered 4 AK-47 rifles, 45 rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 5 AK-47 rifrles magazine, 2 motorcycles and 1 bicycles.
Other items recovered include 1 Bandolier, 1 GSM handset, 3 SIM cards, an earpiece, some phone accessories, kolanuts, gloves and drugs.
The exploitation continues in conjunction with CJTF.