Death Toll Rise to 85 After Boko Haram Attacks In Borno ….. As Gov Shettima Doles out N250,000 to Victims Family
A total of 85 persons have been confirmed dead after Boko Haram
terrorist invaded Kawuri Village in Konduga local government area of
Borno State , Pointblanknews.com has gathered .
Secretary of Konduga local Government Area, Alhaji Ali Kaka Yale told
Governor Kashim Shettima during a visit to the scene of the incident
that 85 persons were killed during the attack, 16 people are still
missing while over 300 houses and shop were burnt.
According to Yale , ” 83 people lost their lives yesterday during the
attack lunched by suspected Boko Haram terrorist who came in large numbers
and many vehicles , 2 more corpses were recovered today bringing the
death toll to 85″.
Moved with compassion the state governor who was almost move to tears
announced the sum of 25, 000 to each of the deceased family to cushion
the effect of their current sufferings .
Governor Kashim Shettima while commiserating with people of the area, also
promised to re-build 5 mosques, houses and the market destroyed by the
The governor condemned in strong terms the level of killing and
destruction, describing the action of the terrorists as anti Islam,
barbaric and callous, adding that government will do everything possible
to alleviate the suffering of the victims.
He prayed for the reposed of the souls of those who lost their lives and
called on the people to continue praying for the restoration of peace to