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Boko Haram: Two Soldiers Killed, Eight Injured In Fresh Attack

At least two soldiers are feared dead after a bomb explosion along Banki – Usmanari – Kumshe road in Borno State.

About eight soldiers of the 152 TF Battalion of the Nigerian Army were  also injured in the explosion which occurred at about 8:10 a.m., it was reliably gatheredarnt.

One canter truck was destroyed in the explosion while the Injured persons are currently receiving first aid treatment before they are evacuated by air to the hospital.

Tuesday’s explosion occurs a day after one soldier was killed when Boko Haram attackedNigerian troops in Kangarwa Village. The Army said 13 insurgents were also killed in the attack while three other soldiers were injured.

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Otunba Sayo Akintola is a 1992 graduate of Linguistics from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. He holds a post-graduate diploma in Financial Management and MBA from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. He started his 12-year sojourn in journalism at the Nigerian Tribune in 1993 as Business and Economy reporter. He rose through the ranks to become the Group Business Editor of the nation’s oldest surviving private national newspaper, the Nigerian Tribune. He set up World Street Journal magazine in 2018.

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