Five soldiers abducted during Friday’s attack by Boko Haram terrorist group, on Governor Zulum’s convoy in Borno State have been discovered slaughtered.
Recall that no fewer than 30 persons including 10 policemen and 4 soldiers were reportedly killed in the attack that happened along Cross Kauwa-Baga road in Borno State.
According to security sources, the 5 deceased soldiers were abducted by Boko Haram in an Armored Personnel Carrier, APC, and they were later slaughtered and dumped in the bush.
Correctnews learnt that the death toll from the attack has continued to rise as more bodies including the slaughtered soldiers were recovered in a search and rescue operation, which was still ongoing at press time.
Meanwhile, a Commander of the Civilian JTF, Muazu Alhaji Misiya on Sunday, September 27, posted photos of the security operatives killed and wounded in the attack.
However, Nigerian Army in a statement by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche, maintained only 18 security operatives, including 10 policemen, four soldiers and four civilians were killed in the ambush at Barwati village along Baga/Monguno road.