BOKO HARAM LANDMINE KILLS 7 BORNO HUNTERS, INJURES 19

Written by on December 31, 2020

SEVEN HUNTERS WERE BLOWN APART ON TUESDAY BY A BOKO HARAM LANDMINE ABOUT 30 KILOMETRES AWAY FROM MAIDUGURI, THE BORNU STATE CAPITAL.

THE LANDMINE, WHICH SCATTERED THE VEHICLES OF LOCAL HUNTERS SEARCHING FOR SUSPECTED BOKO HARAM MEMBERS, WHO HAD RUSTLED COWS FROM COMMUNITIES IN JERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF THE STATE, ALSO GOT 19 OTHER HUNTERS INJURED.

BOTH SENATOR KASHIM SHETTIMA, REPRESENTING BORNO CENTRAL IN THE SENATE, AND AHMED SATOMI, REPRESENTING JERE FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, CONFIRMED THE INCIDENT ON WEDNESDAY.

ONE OF THE SURVIVORS, ABUBAKAR GAMBO, TOLD JOURNALISTS IN MAIDUGURI THAT THEY WERE 19 ONBOARD THEIR PATROL TRUCK WHEN THEY HEARD A LOUD BANG.

HE HAS ALSO SAID WHILE THEY WERE TRYING TO CHANGE THE TYRE, THEY SPOTTED SOME BOKO HARAM GUNMEN CREEPING TOWARDS THEM, WHICH MADE THEM TO BEGIN TO FIRE IN THEIR DIRECTION WHILE CALLING FOR A BACKUP, ADDING THAT THE BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS AFTERWARD FLED AND LEFT SOME RUSTLED COWS BEHIND.


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