At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram terrorist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in Northeast Nigeria, .
Reports say the bomber, targeted the convoy, which was conducting “clearance operations” between Yobe and Borno States.
At about 11am yesterday, it was learnt that the convoy was heading to the Garrison Town of Damboa, some 90 kilometres from the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, when the incident occurred.
Meanwhile, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria says it will approach the International Criminal Court at the Hague over the killing of its members by soldiers two years ago.
Spokesman of the group, Adamu Ahmad, announced that it has also instructed its lawyers to seek legal redress on the continued detention of its leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky.