No fewer than Seven men of Nigerian Soldiers are reported to have died by terrorists believed to be Boko Haram Sect in Borno State.
According to sources, the attackers used a locally improvised explosive device that to carry out the attack.
PremiumTimes reported that sources familiar with the situation said a senior military officer and four other soldiers were severely injured by the explosive.
The incident , which occurred at about 10:15am on Monday, is one amongst the many traps the terrorists have used against the military, security sources said.
The officer, a colonel, whose name was not given, was said to have been on his way from Marti, a town in Borno State to the state capital, Maiduguri, together with his 11 soldiers in a gun truck.
The wounded personnel were later moved to a military hospital in Maiduguri.