JUST IN: Suicide bomber kiIIs many soldiers in Yobe
Many Nigerian soldiers were reportedly killed when a Boko Haram terrorist rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into them during a clash in Yobe State.

The incident said to have happened on Monday.

According to SaharaReporters, a military source said that the bomber believed to be a member of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction of the group, targeted the military convoy in Goniri, a border community between Yobe and Borno states.

It was gathered that the insurgents also engaged the Nigerian troops in a shootout. 

“There was an SVBIED (Suicide Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device) attack at Goniri yesterday, so many soldiers were killed and injured. The number of casualties is currently unknown,” a military source said.