Tension as Boko Haram attacks another community in Borno


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Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly attacked Mallam Bukaranti village in Konduga local government area of Borno state.

The insurgents who carried out the attacks at exactly 4.30am on Monday, January 20, went away with foodstuff and livestock from the village.

The Herald gathered that villagers escaped into the bush after the vigilantes and hunters asked them to leave before the insurgents arrived at the village.

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A source said the insurgents stole hundreds of cows, sheep, goats and chickens from the village.

According to the source, “My people just called me this morning that these evil people called Boko Haram came at exactly 4:30am and ransacked the whole village.

“They looted and carted away foods stuff. The village is less than a kilometer to command school in Auno.”

Earlier, The Herald reported that Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday, January 9, reportedly killed three soldiers and eight civilians in Monguno area of Borno state.

A source within the military noted that the terrorists also burnt over 300 tents at a mega internally displaced persons’ camp in Monguno, 100km away from Maiduguri.

One of the vigilante members who spoke on the incident, Musa Yakinu, said that the bodies of the victims were recovered at a roadside.

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