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Six Soldiers Feared Killed In Boko Haram Ambush

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An ambush by suspected Boko Haram insurgents around Banki Junction in Borno state has claimed the lives of six soldiers.

Quoting a military source, TheCable reports that two sergeants, two lance corporals and two privates were confirmed to be victims of the attack.

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The incident happened Sunday morning when about two companies of soldiers from the army’s 151 task force battalion in the area were on a ”rescue patrol”.

“There were about 70 soldiers who were sent on that mission,” a source said.

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“We had information that some people were being held captives by the insurgents, and that was why the soldiers were mobilised to carry out a rescue patrol.

“The soldiers ran into ambush a few kilometres that they took off, and six of them were killed.

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“We later sent in a reinforcement to clear the area and recover their bodies.”

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