At least seven Nigerian soldiers have been killed and several others missing after an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.
Tropics NigeriaReporters gathered that the attack took place along the Gubio-Magumeri rmRoad in Borno.
According to sources, a military vehicle, several weapons and ammunition were stolen during the attack that lasted for two hours.
Boko Haram and its offshoot, Islamic State West Africa Province, have killed thousands and displaced millions in North-Eastern Nigeria.
In the past months, soldiers have been targeted by the insurgents, who lay ambush on their path.