Several soldiers have been allegedly killed in a on Saturday night in a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Borno/Yobe villages.
The insurgents according to eyewitness took the soldiers unawares and lunched a dastardly attack on them.
Jilli is a boarder settlement from Futchimiram ward in Borno State about 60 kilometers away from Geidam Local Government of Yobe State .
Investigations revealed that the base was about 800 troops strong before it was attacked.
A security source revealed that many casualties were recorded by the military adding that some dislodged soldiers were sighted trying to reach Gaidam town this morning.
The military are yet to comment on the attack as no official statement has been released.