Mass burial has been held for soldiers killed in the recent Boko Haram ambush in Yobe and Borno State. They were buried amidst tears in the presence of their senior colleagues and loved ones.
Lying in coffins covered by the national colours, the soldiers were lifted to the burial ground by their surviving colleagues.
The photos were released by Support Nigerian Military, a page dedicated to reporting military activities in Nigeria,
The page wrote: “MASS BURIAL FOR OUR FALLEN GALLANT SOLDIERS
“Gallant soldiers who died in a Boko Haram ambush buried amid tears.
“May their labour and sacrifice not be in vain.
“Pray for our troops till fighting please.
“May the souls of the slain soldiers continue to rest in perfect peace. We send our condolences to their families and loved ones”