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Boko Haram attack 850 soldiers in Kogi

16 September 2014, 11:20

Kogi - About 850 soldiers shortlisted for a counter-terrorism course at the Nigerian Army Training Centre in Kontagora, Niger State were ambushed by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect on Sunday night, Osun defender reports.

Four of the soldiers reportedly sustained various degrees of injury in the incident which took place at a location between Okene and Lokoja, Kogi State.

Also Read:Boko Haram attacks 'a challenge to sovereignty'

A security source said on Monday that the soldiers were men of the 322 Artillery Battalion, and the Fourth Brigade Garrison, Ekeunwa, Benin in Edo State.

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