In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 11th, June, 2020

How Boko Haram Deceived Us Earlier than Killing Over 80 Individuals

How Boko Haram Deceived Us Before Killing Over 80 People

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The governor shortly after his arrival within the village


One of many individuals who witnessed the assault on Faduma Kolomdi village in Gubio native authorities space of Borno state on Tuesday has narrated how the insurgents deceived villagers earlier than they struck, TheCable studies.

TheCable had reported how over 70 individuals had been killed within the assault.

The survivor, who spoke when Babagana Zulum, governor of the state, visited the village on Wednesday, stated 81 residents had been killed, 13 individuals injured and 7 others, together with village head, had been kidnapped.

“The insurgents in gun vans and armored tanks, got here round 10am. They operated for about six hours and left round 4pm,”
he stated.

“They gathered us and stated they wished to ship non secular sermon to us. They requested us to submit no matter arm we had. Some villagers gave up their dane weapons, bow and arrows.

“The insurgents pretended as in the event that they had been there for any violence. Immediately, they began capturing at will. Even youngsters and ladies weren’t spared, many had been shot at shut vary. Many began working. On the finish finish, many individuals had been killed.

“We’ve got been burying individuals since from 10:00pm final night time to about 6am this morning. We’ve got buried 49 corpses right here whereas one other 32 corpses had been taken away by households from the villages round us. The insurgents kidnapped seven individuals together with our village head. They went away with 400 cattle.”

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Zulum whereas reacting referred to as on the navy to accentuate efforts on the battle towards the insurgents.

The governor described the assault as barbaric and unlucky.

“Final 12 months, about identical variety of individuals had been killed in Gajiram prefer it occurred once more. That is barbaric. It is vitally unlucky. The one resolution to finish this bloodbath is by dislodging the insurgents within the shores of Lake Chad. Doing so would require collaborative regional efforts,”
he stated.

5 individuals who sustained damage had been additionally evacuated by the governor and brought to the hospital for remedy.

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