Seven fighters of boko haram have died in the explosion from an improvised explosive device planted on the path of troops in Borno State.
Eight other insurgents were also crippled by the explosion.
Army operation commander, Colonel Aminu Ilyasu, said vehicle conveying the insurgents stepped on the explosive device meant for troops operating in the axis.
The explosive, according to him, were planted in lamba forest on jakana-mainok road..
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