A detachment of Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram were involved in an accident on Thursday.
The troops were on their way to rescue travellers attacked by Boko Haram along Maiduguri-Damaturu road around the Auno – Jakana axis, which links Borno and Yobe, is usually targeted by terrorists.
A source told DAILY POST that the military personnel were speeding to ensure they get to the scene of attack before the sect members flee.
A video of the incident showed trucks moving in a convoy and then a loud bang after one of them crashed.
Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations could not be reached as at press time.