Boko Haram Invades N'East Borno, Kills 25


Twenty-five  persons were killed in a Boko Haram attack on Mainok, a town at the outskirts of Maiduguri on Monday night, a member of youth vigilance group, Kaka Ba’ana, THISDAY reported.
Ba’ana said over a hundred Boko Haram militants stormed Mainok village in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State on Monday at about 5:30p.m. opening fire on civilians, killing at least 25 helpless persons in the attack that lasted about four hours.
He said the vehicles that were trapped in Mainok along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway were set ablaze by the raging terrorists, who sent fears across the capital town, Maiduguri.
Ba’ana said: “More than 30 vehicles that were trapped were burnt down as well as hundreds of homes.
Mainok village is about 45 kilometres away from Maiduguri.
He lamented that: “We were left to mourn the dead and bury our lost ones some of them  burnt beyond recognition.
“Some of the foodstuffs of the villagers were carted away.”
Balana said some people have not been seen after the attack on the town, which has made many to be apprehensive that perhaps they may have gone away with them with the mission to forcefully conscript them.

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