The headquarters of Sector 2 of Operation Lafiya Dole operating in Yobe State has disclosed that three soldiers have sustained injuries during an incident that led to the complete raze down of an armored fighting vehicle yesterday in Damaturu.
The Army made the disclosure while reacting to the incident in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Sector 2 spokesman, Captain Njoka Irabor.
“There was an uneasy calm in Damaturu metropolis as a result of the sound of explosions heard at about 11:30 am, on Monday 30th December 2019.
“The fire incident occurred, when an Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) returning to base from a routine standby duty, suddenly developed an electrical malfunctioning. This led to fire outbreak on the AFV and subsequent explosions of the ammunition on board.