The source also informed that some soldiers are still missing following the attack which he described as “very bad”.
A hospital source has equally confirmed that eight soldiers are lying cold at the Damaturu Specialist Hospital mortuary as two dead bodies of soldiers were brought into the mortuary today.
“Six soldiers were brought in on Sunday. We have another two soldiers that were brought in today from the attack making a total of eight soldiers, the hospital source disclosed.
Buni Gari is less than 5km from the 27 Task Force Army Brigade Buni Yadi which also accommodate the Army Special Forces Training School.
The Nation recalled that the insurgents have launched a similar attack on a military location along the same axis in Katarko, a village just 23km from Damaturu, the state capital on November, 7th, 2018 where they went on rampage, dislodged the troops in the area and set the military base ablaze and some part of the village.
The Nation checks gathered the Brig. Gen. Mohammed Baba Dala, the Sector 2 Commander Operation Lafiya Dole visited Buni Gari today to assess fist hand, the impact of the attack on his troops. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇