19 Shot Dead in Borno Fresh Attack
About 19 persons were last night Shot dead when suspected Boko Haram
terrorists attacked Gawo fato village in Jere local government area,
Many houses were burnt down while 19 persons were killed by suspected
Boko Haram members, a fleeing residents of Gawo Fato told reporters.
“The suspected Boko Haram members attacked our village at about 10 pm on
Sunday night and started shooting sporadically before the burnt down
many houses and fled unchallenged because of the absence of security
operatives ” residents said
Spokesman of the Military in Borno State Colonel Muhammad Dole also
confirmed the incident , but could not give number of casualty.
” Yes there was an attack last night at Gawo Fato Village by suspected
Boko Haram terrorists but the situation is now under control since our
troops moved in . For I do not have the casualty figure but the village
was ransacked by suspected Boko Haram terrorists .
” The village is located very close to the forest and our troops were not
present there; but troops have since moved in and restored normalcy ”