Nigerian Military claims to have killed 15 Boko Haram extremists

Nigerian military has to have gunned down atleast 15 gunmen believed to be Boko Haram Islamic during a battle with soldiers. Exchange of fire had taken place on Thursday when the extremists attacked a base in the Sambisa in northern Nigeria. The forest had been a Boko Haram stronghold until the government declared the group "crushed'' late last year.