A senior Nigerian soldier was on Tuesday killed by the Boko Haram.
B.U. Umar, a lieutenant colonel and commanding officer of 114 TF battalion of the Nigerian Army was ambushed alongside his troops on Monday morning between Bita and Piridang.
“His vehicle stepped on an improvised explosive device, but he was not hurt,” a source told newsmen.
“He came out to assess the damage on the vehicle and Boko Haram opened fire and killed him in the process.”
The soldiers were said to be […]