Nigeria

Boko Haram has killed 847 soldiers in Borno








Senator Ali Ndume, Chairman of the senate committee on Army has revealed that Boko Haram has killed 847 soldiers in Borno state since they kicked off their attack in 2013.

The lawmaker who disclosed this while addressing newsmen after a trip to Borno state, said the quoted figure does not include soldiers killed and buried by the insurgents.

He further revealed that soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against insurgency were buried in the military cemetery located in Maiduguri.

Also disclosing that the number of soldiers fighting Boko Haram terrorists is not enough, Ndume added that the senate committee he heads is currently investigating allegations that some non-governmental organisations were working with Boko Haram.







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