Two soldiers of the Nigerian Army have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday, January 10.
Major-General Luck Irabor, theatre commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, confirmed the death of the soldiers as well as the capture of the terrorists’ doctor and a commander.
Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole Major-General Lucky Irabor confirmed the deaths of the gallant soldiers during a press briefing in Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
According to Irabor, the attack occurred late on Tuesday in area called Mate in Borno state.
The Army, he said killed several of the terrorists but sadly, the two soldiers paid the ultimate price.
The Army also presented two Boko Haram terrorists that it captures during its operations.
The terrorists were a commander (Amir) and another man who served as the insurgents’ doctor.
They were arrested while trying to get medication from town to treat the terrorists.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Borno chapter on Tuesday, January 10, said it had discovered ““Count down Timer’’ used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives.
The commandant of the corps, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in Maiduguri in an interview with newsmen.