Posted by News Express | 11 January 2019 | 2,019 times
The Nigerian Army has buried 13 soldiers and an officer who were attacked by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.
The officers were said to have died during an ambush along the Maiduguri/Damaturu road in December 2018.
Their burial which took place at the Commonwealth cemetery in Kaduna State on Friday, January 11, was witnessed by families of the fallen soldiers and senior Army officers.
It comes just days after the burial of 19 soldiers who the Army said were killed by Boko Haram during the November 18 attack on Metele, Abadam LGA of Borno State.
They were buried at the military cemetery of the Maimalari Cantonment in Maiduguri, the state capital.
•Excerpted from a Channels TV report
• Burial of fallen soldiers at the at the Commonwealth cemetery in Kaduna State, January 11, 2019.
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