Boko Haram Attacks Military Formation In Borno, Many Killed

Boko Haram Attacks Military Formation In Borno, Many Killed

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have launched a deadly raid on the military formation in a village in Borno State, leading to fears that scores may have been killed. A vigilante source told SaharaReporters that the insurgents rode on utility vehicles to the military base and police station in Jakana Village, situated along Maiduguri-Kano Highway in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. According to the source, the insurgents came at about 6 pm and started shooting sporadically for hours, leaving many travellers trapped. Local sources also told SaharaReporters that the whole village was deserted as a result of pandemonium. “The villagers ran into bushes for dear life, as military engaged the insurgents in a gun duel,” the source said, adding that many may have been killed among motorists using the highway. Jakana is some 15 miles to Maiduguri, a stronghold of the insurgents. As of the time of filing in this report, neither the military nor the Police had issued a statement on the attack. To read full article - http://v.duta.us/Oq2iDgAA

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