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Newly married soldier killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno



A newly married senior officer along with 10 other soldiers who fought to repel a Boko Haram attack in Borno, were reportedly killed by members of the terror group last week.

According to sources, the officer, a lieutenant, was identified as Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi of the 202 Battalion in Bama, Borno State.

A captain and major were among the victims killed, too.

“We got a signal that we lost about 10 soldiers to Boko Haram terrorists. One of them, Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi just got married recently.

I attended his marriage on 7th of December, 2019 at the command guest house in Maiduguri. A captain and another major were also killed,” a senior army officer told SaharaReporters.

His sister, Mariam Ashemi who is also married, mourned her sibling with an emotional post on Twitter. She wrote;

“Innalillahi wa Inna illahil rajiun, today our brother was gruesomely murdered in Bama, Borno State, got married exactly this time last year,was a young and promising officer

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