An explosive device planted by a Boko Haram terrorist has killed member of a vigilante group in Yobe, while injuring others
Naija News learnt that the Boko Haram insurgents near a bridge at Wulle village, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
Confirming the incident, the commander in charge of the affected group Mallam Muhammad Awana said incident that left the vigilante dead is sad.
He however, said the group was defiant in its fight against terrorism and will not stop until the insurgents are completely wiped off from the state.
“Yes, the incident happened, and we are sad about it but it will not deter us from fighting the insurgents. We will continue to look out for these criminals till we wipe them off completely to restore normalcy,” Awana said.
Naija News can also report distress call from the village that the insurgents snatched a vehicle, and they had rushed to cordon off the area for search operation when the explosion occurred.
Residents said it was while the group had rushed off to cordon the area that the explosion happened.
One of the operatives who escaped the mishap Malam Baitu said the device which was planted by the insurgents went off and killed the driver of the group.
Baitu said the driver was conveying them for the operation when he died.
he also added that seven other people were injured from the incident and are currently receiving treatment at the Specialist Hospital in the state.