There was tears and lamentation by many of the family members of the dead soldiers killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Metele Borno state recently.
Igbere Tv reported on Wednesday that The Nigerian Army planned to bury the late officers and soldiers today
Igbere tv learnt that the slain army personnel were buried at the Maimalari Cantonment Cemetery Maiduguri in a very solemn military ceremony this morning.
Scores of army officers and top security personnel as well as the representative of the Shehu of Borno attended the burial rites.
Contrary to media reports both locally and internationally of over 100 deaths, Army has insisted 23 officers and soldiers were killed in the November 18 Boko Haram attack on 157 Task force batalion at Metele, Abadam Local Government, Borno State.
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