• 83 Nigerian soldiers missing in Boko Haram attack – officers

    83 Nigerian soldiers missing in Boko Haram attack – officers

    Senior military officers say 83 soldiers are missing after Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a remote base in northeastern Nigeria.

    Officers said the soldiers were unable to fight back because they were poorly equipped. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to give information to reporters.

    Army spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said last week that some soldiers were missing and 13 wounded when the insurgents on Oct. 17 attacked their base in Gashigar village, on the border […]