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Boko Haram: Over 400 killed in Seperate attacks in Konduga, Ngamdu in Borno

By Ibrahim-Gwamna Mshelizza
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Not less that 400 members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram were reportedly killed in a shoot out with soldiers of the Nigerian 7 division when the sect members came to attack Konduga local government area in the Borno central senatorial district.

Locals also said, that, they attempted to attack Konduga on two fronts with more than 500 fighters when the military fought and defended the local government in the trouble northeastern state killing over 200 before some of the insurgents retreated.

Our correspondent also gathered that, after the insurgents were repelled from Konduga, some of them went through the forest and were heading towards Mafa local government area when soldiers laid ambush on them killing over 100 while the rest escaped with bullet wounds.

In another development, over 100 sect members who came up to attack travelers along Maiduguri- Potiskum and met their Waterloo when the detachment along that route engaged them killing all as their bodies were said to have been lying by the roadside.

He also reports that, the military is yet to give any official statement regarding the successful repelling of the insurgents in the attacks on Tuesday even though it was said to be one of the greatest achievement recorded since the renewed fight against the Boko Haram insurgents.