BREAKING: 15 missing Nigeria soldiers found dead
from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigerian Army has recovered the corpses of 15 soldiers that had been declared missing in action last October.
Major General Leo Irabor, Operation Lafiya Dole, said the lifeless bodies were recovered at Kamadugou River line during recent clearance operation along Damasak-Gashigar Road.
Among the recovered corpses was that of Lt Col K Yusuf, the former Commanding Officer of 223 Tank Battalion. It is believed they were killed by the Boko Haram.
They have since been buried in Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery with full military honours.
Meanwhile, Irabo reported the death of a number of soldiers during recent clashes with Boko Haram.
Scores of terrorists have been killed and others arrested.
– CAJ News
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