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Boko Haram kills six soldiers, colonel in fresh attack


The Nigerian Army has suffered a fresh tragedy as Boko Haram terrorists killed a Lieutenant Colonel and six soldiers in an ambush along Biu-Buni Yadi road, Borno State.

According to VANGUARD, reliable sources said the incident occurred on the evening of Thursday, April 4, 2024, leading to the killing of the senior officer, a driver, a gunner, and four other soldiers.

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The road, which links Borno and Yobe states, is a death trap, as it witnesses a series of deadly attacks.

Several terrorists were said to have been killed during an exchange of gunfire with troops near Kamuya village.

This development was confirmed by a security source.

He said: “Yes, based on the situation report, soldiers of 135 Special Force BN FOB in Buratai were ambushed by terrorists on their way to Damaturu, Yobe State capital. “Unfortunately, one officer was killed, including a driver, a gunner plus four other escorts.”

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This is happening a week after the Nigerian Army buried 17 personnel who were gruesomely murdered while on a peace mission in the Okuama community in Delta State on March 14, 2024.