Boko Haram Invades 12 Settlements In Borno, Residents Flee

Boko Haram Invades 12 Settlements In Borno, Residents Flee

By Abdul Jummai | Politics Reporter on February 10, 2016
Women and children look at burnt out houses following an attack by Boko Haram in Dalori village 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sunday Jan. 31, 2016. | AP/Jossy Ola

The dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group, on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, attacked parts of Borno State and sent inhabitants of over 12 settlements packing.

Leadership reports that the Islamist terrorists numbering about ten, riding on three motorcycles burnt down Musari village in Nganzai LGA and carted away valuables and cattle.

Alhaji Mallam Gana Bachu, the caretaker chairman of Nganzai confirmed the incident saying that the displaced villagers are taking refuge at the two temporary camps provided by the local government council. He also added that there two temporary camps for the affected residents at Gajiram central primary school and 20 housing unit of the local government area.

He said that due to the violence, a large number of villagers have fled their villages to Gajiram the headquarters of the local government area for safety.

The chairman assured the displaced persons that the federal government and Governor Kashim Shetti were doing their best to care for their needs.


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