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.
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.
More details to be added as the story develops…