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12:00 AM, July 19, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:46 AM, July 19, 2019

6 Nigerian soldiers killed in ambush

Six soldiers have been killed in an ambush by jihadists in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, two military sources told AFP yesterday. Heavily-armed fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group opened fire on a patrol vehicle Wednesday near Jakana, 30 kilometres (18 miles) from the state capital Maiduguri, killing all the soldiers on board. “We lost all six soldiers in the ambush, including a colonel,” said the first of two military sources, who both spoke on condition of anonymity.

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