In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 27th, September, 2020

Nigerian Military Quietly Buries Troopers Reportedly Killed In One other Boko Haram Ambush

Nigerian Army Quietly Buries Soldiers Reportedly Killed In Another Boko Haram Ambush

Nigerian soldiers buried

Chief of Military Workers, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai and different officers in Borno State

The Nigerian Military on Saturday buried three troopers reportedly killed in a latest ambush by suspected members of Boko Haram.

The unnamed troopers had been buried on the navy cemetery positioned within the Maimalari Barracks of the 7 Division, Nigerian Military in Maiduguri.

The Chief of Military Workers, Tukur Buratai, was reportedly on the funeral that quietly came about on Saturday morning.

Journalists weren’t invited to cowl the funeral.

The three troopers had been buried 4 days after a Brigade Commander, Dahiru Bako, who died after an ambush alongside Biu-Damboa highway, was laid to relaxation on the identical cemetery.

Sources stated the three troopers additionally died in an ambush alongside Biu- Damboa highway.

It’s not clear if the three deaths had been associated to the ambush on the late Bako. The military has not spoken on what occurred to the troopers with the slain colonel when his car was attacked.

A press release issued on Monday by the spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Theater Command, Maiduguri, Ado Isa, solely talked about Mr Bako’s loss of life.

Mr Isa, a colonel within the Nigeria Military, couldn’t be reached on the time of submitting this report.

A WhatsApp message despatched to him at about 10:56 a.m, looking for details about the stated funeral was not replied.

The burial came about barely 24 hours after Boko Haram attacked a convoy of some Borno authorities officers alongside Monguno-Baga highway.

Three troopers, eight policemen and 4 operatives of the Civilian-JTF had been killed throughout the Friday assault.

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The corpses are but to be buried on the time of submitting this report.



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