Latest Boko Haram attack kill 70 soldiers

The terrorists specifically targeted a truck loaded with soldiers with RPGs and incinerated the vehicle, killing all on board,” a second officer said.

70 bodies have been said to be recovered but the toll is certainly more than that as rescue operation is still underway.”

Several soldiers were injured and some others may have been taken as captives by the jihadists.

A spokesman for the Nigerian army told AFP that he was unable to comment on the reported attack.

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