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Two soldiers killed during operation to clear Sambisa Forest
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Two soldiers killed during operation to clear Sambisa Forest

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Nigerian troops have lost two soldiers in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.

Army spokesperson, Onyema Nwachukwu, said the soldiers were killed and two others wounded when a vehicle belonging to the insurgents and laden with Improvised Explosive Devices hit a military vehicle.

Nwachukwu, said that the troops also cleared various insurgents enclaves in sambisa forest, under Operation DEEP PUNCH II.

He said that the wounded soldiers were evacuated to a military medical facility for treatment.

Nwachukwu also said troops killed five insurgents at Tchikide and Chinene in the Lake Chad region.

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