Death toll rises to 48 in Boko Haram troop attack

Agence France-Presse . Kano | Published at 04:46pm on September 03, 2018


A file photo shows a Nigerian army convoy vehicle drives ahead with an anti-aircraft gun.—  Reuters photo

The death toll in a Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian army post on the border with Niger has risen to 48, military sources said on Monday.

At least 30 Nigerian soldiers were intially said to have been killed in the raid on Zari military post on Thursday.