Soldiers reportedly killed in another Boko Haram ambush buried by the army.

Following the ambush on the convoy of the borno state governor which led to death of some security personnel ,the Nigerian Army on Saturday  has buried three of the own who were involved tragic incident.

According to a report by an online newspaper, PREMIUMTIMES, the unnamed soldiers were buried at the military cemetery located in the Maimalari Barracks of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army in Maiduguri.

At the funeral, was the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, which quietly took place on Saturday morning.

Journalists were not invited to cover the funeral.

The three soldiers were buried four days after a Brigade Commander, Dahiru Bako, who died after an ambush along Biu-Damboa road, was laid to rest at the same cemetery.

Sources said the three soldiers also died in an ambush along Biu- Damboa road.

It is not clear if the three deaths were related to the ambush on the late Bako. The army has not spoken on what happened to the soldiers with the slain colonel when his vehicle was attacked.

A statement issued on Monday by the spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Theater Command, Maiduguri, Ado Isa, only mentioned Mr Bako’s death.

Mr Isa, a colonel in the Nigeria Army, could not be reached at the time of filing this report.

The burial took place barely 24 hours after Boko Haram attacked a convoy of some Borno government officials along Monguno-Baga road.

Three soldiers, eight policemen and four operatives of the Civilian-JTF were killed during the Friday attack.

The corpses are yet to be buried at the time of filing this report.

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