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Boko Haram Terrorists Kills 69 People, Steals 1200 Livestocks, Razes Down Village In Borno State

Boko Haram killed at least 69 people and razed a village to the ground in northern Nigeria.

Boko Haram terrorist reportedly killed at least 69 people, stole about 1,200 livestocks and razed down a village in Faduma Koloram, Gubio local government area of Borno State.

Boko Haram Terrorists Kills 69 People, Steals 1200 Livestocks, Razes Down Village In Borno State 1

The AFP news agency said that 59 bodies had been recovered, while Reuters reported that 69 people were killed during the attack on Tuesday afternoon, June 9, 2020.

Three sources told Reuters that the insurgents arrived in vehicles and on motorcycles, shooting with AK-47s, razing the village and stealing 1,200 cattle and camels.

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A resident, a Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) member and a soldier each confirmed the same account.

They said the men attacked because they suspected residents of sharing information on Boko Haram’s movements with security authorities.

“It’s an unfortunate day for us to witness this,” said CJTF fighter Kachallah Bumu.

While he said the residents were armed, and had repelled previous attacks, this one caught them off guard. “They took us unaware and killed our people,” he said

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