BREAKING: 2 Soldiers Feared Dead, 8 Injured In Fresh Borno Explosion

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Boko Haram: An injured soldier is being dragged to 23 Brigade medical facility in Yola for further treatment.

Two soldiers have been feared dead with at least 8 others injured after a bomb explosion along Banki – Usmanari – Kumshe road in Borno State.

The affected soldiers are part of troops deployed to the 152 TF Battalion of the Nigerian Army.

READ ALSO: Troops Kill 42 Boko Haram Militants, Capture Female ‘Sex’ Slave

Premium Times gathered that the explosion occurred at about 8:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, November 8, 2016.

It was learnt that one canter truck was destroyed in the explosion while the Injured persons are currently receiving first aid treatment before they are evacuated by air to the hospital.

Tuesday’s explosion is occurring on a day after the Nigerian Army released around 1271 detainees after clearing them of any connection with the Boko Haram terrorists group.

READ ALSO: Boko Haram: Nigerian Army Releases 1271 Detainees In Borno

More details to be added as the story develops…



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