Suspected Boko Terrorist have shot dead 24 persons between Friday and Saturday in separate attacks by suspected Islamic militants, Boko Haram, in Damboa and Doron Baga, Borno state. Resident Said.
Mohammed Ibrahim, a resident who narrowly escaped the attack in Sabon Gari, a small community in Damboa, said on phone from Damaturu that “suspected Boko Haram terrorist invaded the village chanting Allahu Akbar ( Allah is Great ) before setting houses ablaze and killing seventeen residents in the process”
” They came on motorcycles and some four wheel drive vehicles at the early hours of Friday ; they set houses ablaze and started shooting Sporadically and killing Seventeen persons” Ibrahim said.
Another seven persons were shot dead by suspected terrorist in Doron Baga at the early hours of saturday , a fleeing resident Adamu Musa said on phone from Damaturu today.
” The boko invaded our village through the bush parts and shot dead seven fishermen, the rest of us had to run for our dear lives” Musa said.
Neither the Military not the Police were able to confirm or deny the killing after efforts to reach them failed.