Boko Haram kills 6 civilians in ambush of military escort in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists ambushed troops escorting commercial vehicles from Damboa to Maiduguri on Monday, killing five civilians, Colonel Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations said in a statement. He added that the troops were ambushed by suspected elements of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists foraging for food at Sanda general area, Borno State. “Unfortunately, 5 civilians lost their lives at the incident and another died on the way to the hospital.