Suspected members of Boko Haram group have attacked a community on the outskirt of Maiduguri, Borno State capital reportedly killing three persons and injuring one other.
Sources told DailyTrust that the terrorists stormed Ngumari village near Moromti general area at about 10:30 pm on Wednesday night in Konduga Local Government Area and killed three men.
According to a member of the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) identified as Abubakar Kulima, the insurgents stormed the village shooting sporadically.
He stated that the Boko Haram member carted away livestock in the village.
“The situation is becoming worrisome and if they could come as close as Moromti village, then we are not safe in Bulumkutu. We have since reported the matter to the authority,” Kulima said.
Also confirming the attack, a resident of Moromti village, Mustapha Umaru, said villagers fled their homes in Moromti to a safe place.
He said: “We heard gunshots and even the villagers came to Moromti to pass the night yesterday and in the morning when they went back, all their goats, chicken and rams have been carted away by the insurgents
“They also took some new clothes from the village. They equally went away with seven bicycles and looted food items.”
Source: Naija News