Just in: 47 soldiers killed, others wounded in B’Haram ambush

It was a sad day for the Nigerian Military as no fewer than 47 soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush in Buk area of the Sambisa forest in Borno State.

The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major John Enenche, the soldiers were not killed in direct combat with the terrorists.

According to him, the terrorists ambushed the Military vehicle conveying logistics which included bombs and other weapons and shot at it, resulting in an explosion that killed the soldiers and the insurgents that mounted the ambush.

He said that 15 others were wounded and are currently undergoing treatment in a military facility.

Details shortly…

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