Crime and Security

Boko Haram storm Adamawa community, kill 24

Boko Haram storm Adamawa community, kill 24


Boko Haram terrorists have killed no fewer than 24 indigenes of an Adamawa Community after storming the place in their numbers and heavy weapons.

The terrorists carried out the attack in Dabna, a farming community in Adamawa state on Wednesday July 7.

The heavily armed insurgents were said to have stormed the community in the early hours of the day, shooting sporadically and setting houses and shops ablaze.

A survivor told the media that apart from those killed, many persons sustained injuries in the attack.

According to him, he managed to escape to the bush but that some of his family members and neighbours were trapped in the village.

Another survivor said he saw three corpses lying in the bush around Kwapre, a neighbouring village apart from those killed in the village.

They residents of neighbouring village, Garka are currently living in fear following the attack.

One of the residents disclosed that half of the people living there have fled to neighboring villages and also confirmed that there are concerns that the attackers could head to Garka.

Meanwhile, Security agents have been drafted to the scene of the incident.

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