Again, Boko Haram attacks Chibok community, kills three, burns houses

Suspected Boko Haram members, on Friday evening, stormed Chibok community in Borno State, killed three civilians and burnt several houses.

It would be recalled that Boko Haram first attacked Chibok community in April 2014, kidnapped over 200 Chibok girls from a boarding school, while several houses were razed down.

After a few months several of the kidnapped Chibok girls were released, while Leah Shuaibu was still in Boko Haram’s captive.

According to reports, On January 14, 2020, around 4pm, they again attacked the community, killing three persons.

A resident in the area, a lecturer in the College of Education, Dr. Shuaibu Musa who spoke to newsmen on Saturday morning said that hundreds of ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists stormed the community, shooting sporadically.

He said, “The insurgents stormed the Chibok community with five utility vehicles, mounted with anti-aircraft guns and moved without any resistance; they started shooting sporadically. Many residents ran for safety, while the shooting continued.”

According to him, bullets hit three of those who attempted to run and they died instantly. The bandits also burnt down several houses and properties.

He added that the insurgent group also stormed Kautikari village near Chibok town at exactly 4:pm, shooting sporadically and burning down several houses, saying that they spent about two hours moving from house to house in the village.

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