Boko Haram: Gunmen On Horseback Kill 80

547 Viewed admin 4 responds
Boko Haram: Gunmen On Horse Back Kill 80

Gunmen on horseback suspected to be of the Boko Haram sect over the weekend killed about 80 people in three separate attacks. This information was given to the media by residents and members of the vigilante force.

One of the attacks was on Baanu village in Borno state on Friday night. According to reports, the gunmen rode in on horseback about 8:30pm and opened fire. They shot sporadically, causing panic in the village. The villagers fled for safety and only returned after the attackers had left. They however found the corpses of about 68 villagers.

An official who commented on this put the official death toll at 56. Villagers have fled for fear of fresh attacks.

Another attack was reported on Saturday. This attack was carried out at Kamuwa village. The attackers were reported to have killed about 4 people. Among those killed were the vilage’s chief Imam and his son.

In another attack, this time on Hambagda village on Sunday, the attackers rode into the town on horseback by around 2pm while the villagers where praying in the mosque. The attackers were said to have opened fire on the mosque.

According to a resident who escaped, he reported that “they killed seven people, while five others were injured.” According to his report, he said “I was late for the afternoon prayers and I was at home preparing to go to the mosque and join in the prayers when the attack happened.”

My 100 Day Covenant With Nigerians

Nigeria: My 100 Day Covenant With Nigerians – Buhari

Buharis 100 day achievement unprecedented

Nigeria: Buhari Has The Best 100 Day Achievement Record – Akande

Related posts

Leave a Reply

4 Comments on "Boko Haram: Gunmen On Horseback Kill 80"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Kendra Floyd
Guest

Barh Bar

Kendra Floyd
Guest

Barh Bar

African Boutique
Guest

such great comments everyone :p

African Boutique
Guest

such great comments everyone :p

wpDiscuz