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Boko Haram Terrorists Kill Another Army Officer In Borno

Boko Haram militants today ambushed and killed a Nigerian Army Commander, Lt. Colonel Umar. It was gathered that Umar who was the Commanding Officer of the 114 Task Force Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Bita was ambushed along Bitta-Pridang Road in Borno state.

Umar and members of his troops reportedly came out of their armored vehicle to inspect a damage done to it by an IED laid on the side of the road when Boko Haram terrorists opened fire killing the CO and wounding several troops.

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