A soldier and a local chief were killed in Boko Haram attacks in Madagali, Adamawa State on Saturday, military and civilian sources said on Sunday.
Fighters loyal to factional leader Abubakar Shekau attacked the town of Madagali on Saturday, leading to a two-hour gun battle with troops.
“We lost a soldier in the fight. He was one of the armoured tank drivers,” said a military officer, in an account supported by resident.
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