Two soldiers feared killed, eight injured in fresh explosion

At least two soldiers are feared dead after a bomb explosion along Banki – Usmanari – Kumshe road in Borno State.

About eight soldiers of the 152 TF Battalion of the Nigerian Army were  also injured in the explosion which occurred at about 8:10 a.m.

One canter truck was destroyed in the explosion while the Injured persons are currently receiving first aid treatment before they are evacuated by air to the hospital.

Tuesday’s explosion occurs a day after one soldier was killed when Boko Haram attackedNigerian troops in Kangarwa Village.

The Army said 13 insurgents were also killed in the attack while three other soldiers were injured.

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