51 Civilians , One Soldier Shot Dead by Boko Haram in Borno Fresh Attack
At least 51 people and one soldier have been shot dead in a fresh attack
by suspected Boko Haram terrorist on a market day in Kauwuri , Konduga
Local Government Area, Borno State, a source told Pointblanknews.com
Modu Aisami, a resident of Kawuri said he and other people counted 51
Civilian and one Military dead bodies scattered in different parts of
Borno State commissioner of Police, Lawal Tanko also confirmed the
incident but decline to give details
” I received an intelligent information that Kawuri town was attacked by
suspected Boko Haram terrorists believed to be on a revenge mission on
Market day (Sunday), where many civilians were killed while several others
were left with serious burnt wounds before they set the whole places on
fire, we have deployed our men to the area and very soon I will feed you
with details”. Tanko said .
The Police Commissioner added that ” some policemen sustained injury as a
result of the attack but no death was recorded”
“Our village was last night attacked by suspected Boko Haram group. Where
51 persons and a Soldier were killed and over 300 houses and shops
were set ablaze .
” The attack occured at about 5pm , yesterday which was our market day,
as I speak, many residents still taking refuge in the bush.
” Many traders and residents sustained burnt injuries and are now
receiving treatment at Konduga General Hospital and the University of
Maiduguri Teaching Hospital” Aisami said.