Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists killed 8 soldiers including an officer on Tuesday (24/10/17) when they attacked a military formation in Sassawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area, Yobe State.
According to the Daily Trust, the soldiers were taken unawares on a football pitch at about 6pm on the said day by the terrorists who arrived in five hilux trucks; apart from the dead, several others were injured.
After the attack, the terrorists raided several shops in the village acrting away various food items.
Sassawa village is about 37 kilometres from Damaturu, the state capital.

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