NE Nigeria: Boko Haram ambush kills eight soldiers

At least eight Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram ambush in the northeastern state of Borno on Friday, a military source and a civilian vigilante said.
Both said troops came under attack at about 09:00 GMT at Ajirin village in the Mafa area, some 50km east of the state capital, Maiduguri.
“There was a heavy gunfight. At least eight troops have been confirmed killed and two others injured,” the military source said.

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