Nigeria: Jihadist ambush kills 19 troops, says report

Jihadists aligned with Islamic State ambushed a Nigerian military convoy killing 15 soldiers and four militia fighters, reported AFP quoting military sources. The attack took place in Borno, a state in the northeastern region of Nigeria. The convoy came under heavy attack from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters near Gudumbali in the Lake Chad region on Thursday, the sources said.