Security forces searching for missing persons as several Zabarmari farmers killed by Boko Haram
By: Zagazola Makama
Security forces and Civilian Joint Task Force groups in the Nigerian North East of Borno are searching to find people still missing after several Zabarmari farmers working in rice fields were killed by Boko Haram criminal elements on Sunday.
It was gathered that the heavily armed terrorists stormed rice fields and attacked the farmers who are harvesting their farm input in the villages of KOSHEBE, KARKUT and BULABULIN in Mafa Local Government Area, less than 20 kilometers from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter-Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region that the terrorists who were on motorcycles devided themselves into three groups before attacking the farmers.
The sources said that the attackers did not use their guns, instead they used cutlass and knifes to stabbed the victims in multiple part's of their bodies.
"So sar, 9 bodied were recovered as at Yesterday (Sunday) night while the search for others who fled the attacks were still ongiong,"said the sources.