Boko Haram Attack Borno State Again, more than 22 killed

Boko Haram insurgents attacked two villages in Borno State and Twenty-two persons were recorded killed.

In Dile, a village in Askira/Uba Local Government Area of the state, a member of the youth vigilante group said 20 people were killed while many were injured when the Boko Haram fighters invaded the village around 2am.

The testifier also added that, “Hundreds of suspected Boko Haram militants, who are believed to be fleeing from the Nigerian troops on Thursday, killed at least 20 people in an attack on a remote village in Askira Uba Local Government Area in Borno State.”

“The insurgents stormed Dile village at 2am in several vehicles, burning houses and killing anybody in sight.”

Also a resident, Dauda Ardo who fled to Mubi, told our correspondent on the telephone that 20 persons were killed in the village and many others sustained injuries during the attack.

He said that dozens of Boko Haram fighters attacked their village at about 2am and killed 20 people. While some many of them ran into the bush. Everybody was running for his life. And every body misplaced their family members during the attack.

The other two were killed when Boko Haram fighters on Thursday attacked Buratai village in Biu Local Government Area of the state. At Buratai, they also injured three others.

A security source from Biu town, told our correspondent on the telephone that the insurgents invaded the village on Thursday night, killing two persons and injuring three others.

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