Photos of the slain commander of the 28 Task Force in Chibok, Brig-Gen Dzarma Zirkusu, and three soldiers killed by Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have been released.
Zirkusu and three other soldiers were killed during an ambush in Bulguma, Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State.
The military officers were attacked by the terrorist group while they were on their way to Askira Uba town to provide support for the soldiers battling the insurgents.
Confirming the incident, the Nigerian Army disclosed that the four gallant soldiers were killed by ISWAP after they were ambushed in Bulguma.
According to Director, Army Public Relations, Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, troops of Joint Task Force, North East ‘Operation Hadin Kai’, also killed several ISWAP terrorists during a shoot out in the area.
ISWAP, on Wednesday, released pictures showing four bodies of dead soldiers and their army uniforms.
ISWAP also displayed a Saurer 4K 4FA armoured tank and Isotrex Phantom 2 APC captured from the army. The terrorist group also displayed photographs of different weapons and ammunition stolen from the military.