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Boko Haram 5 dead, 6 injured in attack on Borno community

The attack, which also left six people injured, took place on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, in Mainari village, near Maiduguri, the state capital.

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Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have killed five people in a Borno State community, reports say.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters

(AFP)

 

The attack, which also left six people injured, took place on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, in Mainari village, near Maiduguri, the state capital.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

(Shoebat)

 

According to Channels TV, the insurgents attacked the town at about 7.30pm with sporadic shooting.

Boko Haram insurgents play

Boko Haram insurgents

The attackers were reportedly later engaged in a gun battle by soldiers deployed to counter the invasion.

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates. play

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

(Sun News)

 

The incident was confirmed by members of the Civilian Joint Task Force but has not been confirmed by the military.

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