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Boko Haram On Rampage, Attack Borno Village, Kill, Abduct Women And Girls

Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday morning attacked a village, Kuburubu, in Damboa local government area of Borno State, killing six persons and abducting about 13 others.

A member of the youth vigilance group, Civilian JTF, who spoke to newsmen on phone said that the attackers rode on four motorcycles to the village at about 5 am when everyone was still at sleep.

He said before everyone could be fully awake, they entered some homes killing six people and kidnapping 13 others, leaving many wounded.

He said: “The hoodlums were in Kuburubu village today (Saturday), riding four motorbikes, they were eight in number and armed with guns.

“They attacked the village at about 5 am when everyone was still sleeping, they killed six persons and abducted about 13 others which they led into the bush.”

According to him, those abducted include seven women, five teenage boys and a teenage girl.

He equally said “the insurgents looted all the food items, and carted away livestock including goats, camels, and their chickens.”

He said after the looting spree they set the village ablaze.

Kuburubu is a boundary village between Chibok and Damboa local government of Borno state, Northeast Nigeria; about 80 kilometres away from Maiduguri.

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