Photos of Nigerian soldiers reportedly killed in a battle with Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state have been posted by a fellow soldier simply identified as Emmanuel on Saturday, September 5.
Recall that no fewer than 20 soldiers have been killed and several others remain missing after seperate attacks by Boko Haram‘ Islamic State-backed faction in Borno last week.
According to Emmanuel, the soldiers “died on the battlefield with Boko Haram boys in Maiduguri”
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the death of three soldiers in a clash with insurgents in Kukawa town of Borno State has been confirmed by the Defence Headquarters.
This was disclosed by the Coordinator of the Defence Media Operations (DDMO), Major General John Enenche.
Enenche stated that 8 terrorists were killed in the clash which also left two other soldiers injured.