"The shooting was very close to our hostel (named B.O.T) and we were all scared.”
According to the army, the soldier was attached to 3 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Rukuba Barrack, Jos.
A Borno source told said on Tuesday that the capital city was still under siege.
The insurgents were believed to belong to the Abubakar Shekau group.
“The corpses of both soldiers and civilians JTF are yet to be evacuated. We can't ascertain the numbers but certainly up to a battalion."
The attack was carried out by ISWA and killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers.
At least five soldiers were also wounded during the attack on a military camp in Kukawa village.