Terrorists have ambushed the convoy of the commanding officer of the 93 Army Battalion, Takum, Taraba State killing seven Nigerian soldiers.
The gunmen are suspected to bandits.
Military sources said that the Brigadier General was on his way to Jalingo on Tuesday when the incident happened.
One of the sources said the “whereabouts of the senior military officer and his orderly are unknown hours after the attack”.
Another source added that he wasn’t sure the “Brigadier General was in the convoy” but said his official vehicle was among those attacked.