Boko Haram Sacks 7 Communities In Borno

Boko HaramSuspected Boko Haram sect members Saturday killed about 15 people in an attack on seven hilly communities in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State.

The insurgents attacked the areas using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol-bombs, torching many houses and carting away food items and livestock.

An anonymous community leader of Kunde, said that the people were killed by the gunmen when they overran six other communities of Gathahure, Hwa’a, Tihezeh, Hrazah, Hembe and Gjigga on the Mandara Hills.

Also, the Kunde community leader disclosed that residents of  Kunde and the six others fled to Gwoza town, Barawa, Agaplawa, Kurana Bassa, Kwatara, Limankara and Ngoshe Ndahang.

In addition, the gunmen ransacked border towns of the Republic of Cameroon where some of the residents had fled to with their wives and children.