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Sani Usman-Nigerian ArmyThree soldiers and an officer of the Nigerian Army have died after the vehicle they were riding in ran into an Improvised Explosive Device and ambush by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.

The Army, in a statement by its spokesperson, Sani Usman, early Monday morning, said troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on administrative patrol from Maiduguri, encountered the explosive device and ambush between Miyanti and Dareljamal, Borno State.

Usman, a Colonel, said the ambush was cleared and three Boko Haram militants were killed by the troops.

He said the troops also recovered a Machine Gun, one AK-47 Rifle and some quantity of ammunition.

“Unfortunately, we lost an officer and 3 soldiers, while 16 soldiers and 3 Civilian JTF sustained injuries during the encounter. Similarly, 2 vehicles that entered the IED were badly damaged”, he added.

The statement said the wounded have since been evacuated and are in stable condition.

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