Boko Haram kills 8 eight in Borno village
Atleast eight persons were killed in two separate attacks by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday night.
It was gathered that the invaded Mandaragirau and Ghuma villages in Biu Local, and slaughtered eight residents while other unconfirmed numbers of persons were injured.
According to sources, the Nigerian Military troops, In a separate incidents thwarted an attempt by ISWAP terrorists along Mandaragarau road in the early hours of Saturday.
The Nigerian troops under the Ouspicious of Operation Desert Sanity on a long range patrol in the general area, intercepted communication of the terrorists on a mission to plant an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) on the routes and attack a military base.
It was learnt that the troops thwarted the plans after they stormed the scene and tackled the fleeing terrorists.
At about 0730hourz, nine terrorists on three motorcycles, stormed the villages of Mandaragirau and Ghuma, to wreck havoc, after accusing the locals of disclosing information of the plans of the Terrorists to plants mines against the military in the road.
The insurgents also burnt down some shops, looted foodstuff and livestock belong to the residents.
Meanwhile the Nigerian troops had successfully repelled an attack by another ISWAP groups in Konduga Local Government.
According to sources, the terrorists attempted to attack a military formation along Bama Road, when they met a stiff resilience by the troops in the location.