BREAKING: Another Nigerian Lieutenant Colonel killed by suspected Boko Haram

Another senior Nigerian Army officer has been killed by suspected Boko Haram militants.

The officer, O. Umusu, a Lieutenant Colonel and Commanding Officer, 118 Task Force Battalion in Borno State, was killed alongside his security details, by an Improvised Explosive Device in an ambush Monday evening.

Military insiders said the officer and his men were returning from Maiduguri to their location towards Baga. The incident happened between Sari and Gudumbali.

Their remains were evacuated to 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital, our sources said.

This is the fourth lieutenant colonel the army is losing in two months.

More details coming…

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