As the battle between the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) and the Nigeria troops continues in the North Eastern part of the country, the terrorist sect reportedly ambushed a Nigerian Army Brigadier-General and other soldiers at Bulguma, a few kilometers from Askira town in the Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State, and shot them dead.
The General, who has not been recognized, was reportedly ambushed by the terrorist group along with other soldiers while on their way to Askira Uba town, where the military and the ISWAP were exchanging gunfire.
According to reports, troops of 28 Task Force Brigade, Chibok, had mobilised to provide reinforcement in the area following the attack.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that hundreds of residents of Askira Uba town, on Saturday fled to mountains and nearby villages following an attack by ISWAP fighters.
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