Nine Soldiers killed, 20 missing after clash with insurgents

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Nine soldiers have been reportedly killed with 20 others missing after B0oko Haram insurgents attacked troops in  Gudumbali, Borno State.

According to reports, the soldiers were ambushed by the terrorists in a village called Granda, engaging them overnight from Monday until the early hours of Tuesday.

It was gathered that the insurgents had sent out spies around the military base who pretended to be farmers, only for the attack to happen.

According to eyewitnesses, the insurgents carted away with a fuel tanker and other vehicles of different brands.

The ambushed battalion had just been deployed to Gudumbali to commence a new operational strategy codenamed “Super Camp”.

The incident and casualty figure is however yet to confirmed by the Nigerian Army authorities.




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