About eight soldiers were said to be missing while three others were reported injured when Boko Haram members ambushed troops on the Damboa-Sabon Gari Road in Borno State on Monday, February 26, 2018.
SaharaReporters quoted military sources as saying that one Army gun truck was also taken away by the sect’s members.
Eight soldiers are missing, while three others were injured when Boko Haram members ambushed troops on the Damboa-Sabon Gari Road in Borno State on Monday. @BokoHaramWatch @HQNigerianArmy https://t.co/fImW9cVi8X pic.twitter.com/bUEKd7bARi
— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) February 26, 2018
According to sources, the injured soldiers have been moved to a medical facility in Biu for treatment.
On Sunday afternoon, it was gathered that a Nigerian Army Captain identified as Polycarp was killed by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Shetimari village in Borno State.
Military sources told newsmen that the officer was on patrol when the vehicle he was being driven in went over an IED, sparking the explosion that killed him.