Boko Haram: Army commanders escape buried explosives


The Nigerian Army has said the Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General VO Ezugwu’s convoy encountered and cleared 4 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

A statement on Sunday from Army spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman said the explosives were buried by suspected Boko Haram members along the Senior Officers route from Bama to Gwoza at about 10.00am on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

He explained that they encountered the 4 clustered IEDs buried at a crossing point along Banki Junction and Pulka road, about 6 kilometers to Firgi in Borno State. Continue reading.