Saturday, November 1, 2014

Boko Haram kills 18 in Borno/Adamawa Community

Eighteen persons have been killed by suspected members of the Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram, in Uba town, in a fresh attack on the southern part of the troubled Borno State, Mala Isa, a member of the youth vigilance group, revealed on Saturday.

According to him, the insurgents stormed Uba in convoy of many vehicles and went about killing everyone in sight.
Boko Haram kills 18 in Borno/Adamawa Community
An Old Photo of Boko Haram Sect Attack on a village.
Isa said, “As they approached, news filtered in and the people fled in droves. On arrival, the terrorists threw explosives into many houses.”

He added that he was told by some of the vigilante residents in Uba that the insurgents killed 18 persons and destroyed many houses.

A resident of the town, Mohammed Aliyu, who spoke on the telephone to journalists, said, “I personally counted at least 18 corpses while fleeing that were lying on the streets. I also saw many others, who were injured.”

Uba falls in both Adamawa and Borno states and just few days ago, the town was attacked by the sect members.
Culled from The Punch

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