• Army confirms three officers, 16 soldiers missing in operation

    Army confirms three officers, 16 soldiers missing in operation

    The Nigerian Army on Friday said 16 soldiers were missing after an operation to clear the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists in Gongon village in Alagarno General Area of Borno State.

    Major General Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, stated this while briefing newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

    Irabor added that 16 soldiers and three Civilian JTF members were also wounded during the operation.

    He said: “On July 20, own troops with some Civilian JTF conducted clearing operation […]