A detachment of fleeing Boko Haram terrorist group have attacked another Borno community in their track, killing at least 29 person, a local official said.
The Chairman of Mussa Youth Association, Sunday Waba in Maiduguri was quoted by Thisday, as saying the insurgents launched attack on Mussa village while fleeing from a nearby area.
He said they shot sporadically at people in the village, which is in Askira-Uba local government of Borno state, that shared border with Adamawa state, another troubled state in the Northeast of Nigeria.
Waba said: "They (insurgents) have killed 29 people and burn down about 200 houses in our town,"
He said the attackers came at about 1pmand continued till about 3pm, local time.
Thisday also quoted a member of the youth vigilante group, Modu Abba who confirmed the incident, adding that the Boko Haram insurgents came on 4-Wheel vehicles and stopped at Mussa, a remote community in Askira/Uba Local Government, south of Borno and killed 29 persons.
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