Missing soldiers, officers found in stable condition

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The theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, had earlier confirmed that 16 men were missing.
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The Nigerian Army has announced that some officers and soldiers who went missing during an ambush by Boko Haram have been found.

The theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Lucky Irabor, had earlier confirmed that 16 men were missing.

According to Sahara Reporters, the Army Public Relations Director, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman issued a statement saying “Please recall that some of our troops were missing in action after an ambush at Guro Gongon on 20th July 2016.

“Consequently, concerted efforts were initiated to search for and rescue them. The measures include the use of air assets, Special Forces and patrols.

We wish to inform you that the search party has this morning found 5 more officers and soldiers that were declared missing in action, including the unit’s Commanding Officer.

Although they are in a stable condition, have been moved to our Medical facilities for medical care. “

The troops were ambushed by members of the Boko Haram sect as they were returning from a clearing operation at Gongon village in the Alagarno general area of Borno state.

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