Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, said the sad incident occurred on Wednesday, adding that three other soldiers have been declared missing in action.
No less than six persons were killed when four teenage female suicide bombers attacked the Muna garage area in the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday.
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Multiple blasts hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital early Friday as suspected female suicide bombers struck around a petrol depot belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC along Damboa road in the city metropolis.
Some 7,000 people have fled from villages around the North East Nigerian town of Chibok because of Boko Haram attacks, the International Organization for Migration, IOM, has said.
Borno State government has confirmed an outbreak of Lassa fever in a community housing several internally displaced persons.
The Civilian Joint Task Force, CJTF, a vigilante group that is assisting the Nigerian military in the ongoing anti-terrorism operations in Borno State, has denied reports that leader of the group, Lawan Jafar, was arrested by the Army for alleged links with the Boko Haram.
The Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has opened a new 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre for the treatment of malnourished children in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
At least seven possible suicide bombers have been killed in multiple explosions which hit three different locations in Maiduguri, Borno State capital on Thursday night.
The World Bank has commenced the distribution of food items and livelihood support packages to internally displaced persons who recently returned to their homelands in Borno.