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See How Boko Haram killed Lt. Col. Mz Manu, Captain Falana, others in Kastina
Arms and ammunitions recovered from Boko Haram jihadists are displayed at the headquarters of the 120th Battalion in Goniri, Yobe State, in Nigeria’s restive northeast, on July 3, 2019. – Boko Haram’s decade-long campaign of violence has killed 27,000 people and displaced about two million in Nigeria. The insurgency has spilled over into neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon, prompting formation of a regional military coalition to defeat the jihadist group. (Photo by AUDU MARTE / AFP) (Photo credit should read AUDU MARTE/AFP via Getty Images)
Fresh facts have emerged over the killing of some soldiers by bandits suspected to be Boko Haram in Katsina State.
NIGERIA DEFENDER had reported earlier that Lt. Col. MZ Manu was fatally wounded in action after a successful clearance patrol in ‘Operation Sahel Sanity.
However, new development has it that other members of the operation lost their lives in the deadly attack.
A source claimed that Captain Falana was among the troops killed in the deadly attack.
Others soldiers numbering 8 also were killed.