Members of the Boko Haram sect have killed another Army officer in an ambush.
Investigations revealed that the officer identified as Lt. Col. B. Umar was killed on Monday while leading the troops of the 114 Tank Battalion from Gwoza to Yola.
It was gathered that Umar’s vehicle stepped on a mine and when he came out to inspect the damage, some insurgents opened fire on him and other soldiers.
It was further learnt that the troops returned fire and killed an unspecified number of the terrorists.
The source said, “It ís true that the Lt. Col. in charge of the 114 Tank Battalion, B. Umar was killed in a Boko Haram ambush.