Boko Haram kill 7 soldiers, injure several others in Borno

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.

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