Bandits Ambush Soldiers in Jalingo; 7 Die
No fewer than seven Nigerian soldiers have been killed following an ambush on the convoy of the commanding officer of the 93 Army Battalion, Takum, Taraba State by gunmen suspected to be terrorists.
Reports have it that Brigadier General was on his way to Jalingo on Tuesday when the incident happened.
One of the sources said the “whereabouts of the senior military officer and his orderly are unknown hours after the attack”.
Though it is yet to be confirmed if the “Brigadier General was in the convoy” but his official vehicle was among those attacked.
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