The Boko Haram insurgent have attacked a military base in Mongumeri, a small town in the northern part of Borno on Friday evening.
The military base was attacked at about 5.45 pm. Some weapons were destroyed by the insurgents and shops looted.
A source revealed that seven soldiers were injured.
The Islamic State of West Africa (ISWA), an ally of Boko Haram claimed that 10 soldiers were killed.