IgbereTV reports that 15 operatives died when Boko Haram ambushed the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Friday, September 25.
The attacked which happened between Monguno and Baga areas of the state also left many injured including civilians.
Eight policemen, three soldiers, four Civilian Joint Task Force operatives died in the attack.
A Commander of the Civilian JTF, Muazu Alhaji Misiya on Sunday, September 27, posted photos of the security operatives killed and wounded in the attack.
“Fallen heroes. Rest in peace.”
According to IgbereTV reports, the governor had left Maiduguri for Baga that Friday, to prepare for the planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri to the camps in Baga.
The attack is the second attack on the governor’s convoy in recent times around Baga.
See photos of the dead and injured persons below.