22 Nigerian Army personnel killed in ambush

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No less than 22 personnel of the Nigerian army have been killed in an ambush on a military convoy by terrorists in Niger State.

SaharaReporters quoted a military source who said that the incident occurred on Monday morning around 5am between Zangiwa and Kangara in the state.

The source said an army major and two lieutenants with one identified as Y. Alkali were among the victims.

“Nigerian army this morning lost about 23 soldiers, they were ambushed by bandits. One major, two lieutenants were among the victims. In fact, they set some of them ablaze inside the Hilux vehicle”