Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno.
The attack on Monday, February 26, happened as soldiers were travelling between the towns of Biu and Damboa.
“Our men fell into an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists while on their way to Damboa from Biu,” a military officer told AFP. They fought the terrorists and we lost two men in the fight.”
A military vehicle was also seized in the attack, he added.
Pictured below is one of the slain soldiers. His colleague, Muhammad Kabiru have taken to Facebook to pay tribute to him.
He shared his photos and wrote:
“Innalillahi wa, inna ilaihirraji, un we love you brother, but God loves you more ,Rest in perfect peace, Rest in jannatul Fiddausi, insha Allahu, we are coming very soon brother, everyone must die, That’s is military life for us, May Allah guide all our soldiers, we really miss you brother.”