The bodies of 48 members of the federal government team wey they find oil in the north-east, who were ambushed by the Boko Haram on Tuesday, have been brought to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).

According to Punch, sources at the UMTH and the Maimalari Army Barrack said the corpses comprise 18 soldiers, 15 Civilian JTF members, five UNIMAID staff members and four NNPC drivers.

Six persons who were wounded in the attack but escaped to some unknown location in Yobe State were later found dead and brought to Maiduguri, according to the report.