Another senior Army officer has been killed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.
The officer, O. Umusu, a Lieutenant Colonel and Commanding Officer, 118 Task Force Battalion in Borno State, was killed alongside his security details, by an Improvised Explosive Device, IED, in an ambush, Monday evening.
Military insiders said the officer and his men were returning from Maiduguri towards Baga. The incident happened between Sari and Gudumbali.
Their remains were evacuated to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, sources said. The incident brings to four the number of lieutenant colonels the Army is losing in two months.