A Nigerian soldier who had escaped attack which left over 100 troops dead and many others injured in Metele, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno on Sunday, November 18th have narrated his story.
According to an online report by one Barrister CJ, the soldier identified as Gboy Nick was said to have finished his bullets during shootout with Boko Haram – with about five terrorists fast approaching his location.
It was gathered that the soldier became confused and could not run to avoid being gunned down by the insurgents.
He was reported to have hidden under a trench and brought out his jackknife to defend himself while waiting for his fate.
The soldier reportedly used the knife to stab and kill one of the Boko Haram insurgents who unknowingly came close to where he hid before he collected his rifle and continued in the fierce shootout.
Gboy purportedly gunned down four of the remaining terrorists before fleeing to a far distance where he joined some of his colleagues who had already escaped