Breaking: Boko Haram ambush military convoy in Borno, 23 soldiers missing
Sources in the Nigeria Army says about 23 of its personnel are missing, after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe village in Bama local government area of Borno state early Saturday morning.
NAN reports that the military, acting on intelligence, mobilised troops in a convoy of 11 trucks to clear the insurgents from the deserted village.
“There was a quick response by the army when they received reports that hundreds of the insurgents gathered at Boboshe on Maiduguri-Konduga-Bama road.
“The gallant soldiers were ambushed by the insurgents, only three of the 11 trucks returned to the base.
“It is not clear what happened but it was assumed the soldiers were missing following the ambush,” NAN quoted the source.