How terrorists killed 70 Nigerian soldiers in restive northeast

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At least 70 Nigerian soldiers were killed in an ambush on their convoy by terrorists in the restive northeast, military and security sources said on Tuesday.

Insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades at a lorry carrying troops as it travelled near Gorgi village in Borno state on Monday, two military officers told AFP without giving their names.

"It was a huge loss, at least 70 soldiers have perished in the ambush," one of the officers said. "The terrorists specifically targeted a truck loaded…
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nigeria, terrorists, attack, ambush, soldiers