B/Haram: 1 soldier killed, 2 injured in Borno

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As activities of Boko Haram terrorists continued in the North East Nigeria, one Nigerian soldier was reportedly killed, and two others injured following the explosion of an improvised explosive device, IED planted by members of the insurgent group at Mainok town along Maiduguri -Damaturu road.

According to the report, “The incident occurred late in the evening of Monday 6th July”

Speaking, the residents of the town stated that there has been an increase in the activities of Boko Haram insurgents in the axis recently.

“We saw soldiers evacuating the corpse of their colleague and the injured. It is very unfortunate. We have to keep on praying for our soldiers. It is not easy.” Kabiru, a member of the CJTF in the area stated this in Maiduguri

There was also a reported attack by the Boko Haram insurgents in Gubio town of Gubio local government area of Borno State.

Residents said the attack was targeted at security operatives in the area but was repelled and that the situation is now under control.

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