Boko Haram Kill 45 In Borno

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According to reports, Boko Haram Kill at least 45 In an attack on Azaya Kura village in Borno State, Nigeria’s north-eastern region.

According to Channels TV,

Boko Haram members stormed the village to avenge four of their members who had wandered into the market but were identified and killed by soldiers in a gun fight.

They were said to have driven into the village in trucks at about 12 noon and started attacking the residents, carting away foodstuff, wares and livestock in the process.

Chairman of Mafa Local Government, Shettima Lawan, who confirmed the incident, said that the residents of the attacked village had told him that over 50 motorcycles and four cars were burnt by the insurgents, while four were driven away.

He also disclosed that the victims have been buried.

Mafa district and Azaya Kura are located in an area near the Nigerian border with Cameroon, about 40 kilometers away from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.