29 killed by Boko Haram in Borno


At least 29 farmers have been killed in a Boko Haram attack on two Borno communities on Monday.

The insurgents invaded Ngangam in Mobbar local government and another village in Guzamala local government.

According to a military source, “suspected members of the deadly terrorist group attacked Ngamgam settlement about 50 kilometres east of Damasak and killed 20 farmers in their farms.”

He said the gunmen, who attacked the village, carted away foodstuff, after killing nine persons.

The incidents occurred on the day the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, paid a courtesy visit on the Borno State governor, Babagana Umara.

During the visit, he told the governor that the military has developed better strategies that had been yielding positive results ‘in the past three weeks’.

The governor, had, amongst other concerns raised at the meeting, pleaded with military to re-strategize  in order to protect lives and properties.

The survivors of the attack have now fled their homes to Damasak town.


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