the Militants attacked on Tuesday and a military vehicle drove on an explosive device in connection with the attack, according to säkerhetskällor.
the 17 soldiers lost their lives and several were injured in the ambush. A further eleven soldiers have since been found dead after security forces searched through the area.
through one of its propagandaorgan that it is behind the attack.
the Site of the ambush is in the same region where four u.s. and five nigerian soldiers were killed in a jihadistattack in October 2017, and the more active jihadistgrupperingar operating in the area.