About seven BokoHaram terrorists were put away in the early morning raid, a new attempt by the sect to attack a military base in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday crashed  after soldiers  repelled the invaders.

Another four terrorists were killed and 61 people rescued from captive by the sect in the Nwalemer, Mallemiri and Bale axis of the state.
Briefing newsmen yesterday on the aborted raid, the Media Coordinator  of Operation Lafiya Dole, Colonel Tukur Gusau said, although details were  being collated, seven  terrorists were killed.

Gwoza is about 200 kilometers from Maiduguri, the state capital.

It was once under the control of the sect but was retaken this year by soldiers.