COAS Lt General Tukur Buratai Escapes Death In Boko Haram Ambush Attack, 5 Terrorists Killed,
August 24, 2015 – Chief Of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai Escapes Death In Boko Haram Ambush Attack In Maiduguri Borno State, 5 Terrorists Killed, 1 Soldiers Died
During his first official visit to the Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram in Maiduguri Borno state, the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai escaped an ambush attack set up by some suspected Boko Haram members who disguised as Fulani herdsmen.
But his advance team were caught in the ambush and lost one soldier.
The soldiers resisted the attack and killed 5 of the terrorists before arresting 4 other.