The Nigerian military recorded fatalities outside its Northeast theater of operation on Saturday as armed bandits ambushed its troops in the North Central state of Niger killing military personnel.
The slain military personnel were on “cordon and search” operation in the area when they were ambushed by the armed bandits.
Among those killed was an officer whose rank was not stated. Eight soldiers of the Nigerian Army and two airmen of the Nigerian Airforce were also killed.
As at press time, a soldier was still missing. Peep their photos when you continue, Viewers Discretion is advised!