The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, in a statement, said the sad incident took place on Wednesday morning.
Musa said that the wounded personnel in the incident where currently in stable condition at the Nigerian army hospital in Maiduguri.
According to him, efforts are ongoing to contact the families of the gallant colleagues who paid the supreme price in the line of duty.
“May their gentle souls Rest In Peace.
“Meanwhile, investigation into the case has since been instituted to determine the circumstances that led to the unfortunate incident,” he said.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK