Four persons including a soldier have been killed in an ambush along Gwoza Limankara Road, one hundred and thirty-four kilometres from Maiduguri by Boko Haram terrorists.

They were killed in a convoy comprising civilian JTF and the military escorting passengers along the route.

Several other motorists were also abducted by the Boko Haram insurgents while setting ablaze a military patrol van and five other vehicles.

A local source said the incident took place around 5 p.m. on Saturday but failed network delayed communications till Sunday afternoon.

But military authorities are yet to comment on the matter as of the time of this report.