Boko Haram sacks Borno village

This post has already been read 1561 times!

Boko Haram insurgents have sacked a village, Shawa, in Askira Local Government Area of Borno State, the leader of the youth vigilance group in the area, Istifanus Apagu told our correspondent on phone.

Apagu said on Monday that the insurgents who rode on bicycles attacked the village on Sunday.

He said they burnt down the entire village and injured many residents.

Apagu, who is the leader of the Civilian JTF in Mussa district, said he visited the scene moments after the attack.

He said nothing was left in Shawa village.

He said: “They (insurgents) came on bicycle around 4am on Sunday morning while people were sleeping and started opening fire on the helpless civilian as the villagers fled into bushes but many were critical injured.”

“No lives were lost but the whole village was set ablaze and nothing was left standing. In fact, they went away with the six bicycles.”

The post Boko Haram sacks Borno village appeared first on Punch Newspapers.


Source: Punch News

Related Post

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Google Plus
Share On Linkedin
Share On Pinterest

Comments

comments

FridayPosts
Contributor at Fridayposts.Com
Fridayposts Contributors scans through the news world to find relevant news updates for your information anywhere, everytime.

FridayPosts

Fridayposts Contributors scans through the news world to find relevant news updates for your information anywhere, everytime.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons

Boko Haram sacks Borno village

by FridayPosts time to read: 1 min
0