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Boko Haram 5 killed in fresh Adamawa attack

The attack was confirmed by state lawmaker, Emmanuel Tsamdu, who said that residents of the area had been trained to repel further attacks.

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About five people have been killed in Adamawa State following an attack by terrorist sect, Boko Haram.

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

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

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The incident is said to have occurred on Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Kobachwa village in the Madagali area of the state.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his sect members play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his sect members

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The attack was confirmed by state lawmaker, Emmanuel Tsamdu, who said that residents of the area had been trained to repel further attacks.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

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“It is from these hideouts in the surrounding mountains which dots its landscape that the insurgents also come out from to unleash attacks on the villagers who are mostly farmers,” Tsamdu told Premium Times.

People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION) play People carry a banner with an image of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau as they protest for the release of the abducted secondary school girls in the remote village of Chibok, along a road in Lagos May 12, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST POLITICS RELIGION)

 

“The attacks have forced us and the entire community to arm and equip about 200 vigilantes in the area to repel future attacks,” he adeed.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

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He also said that similar attacks had occurred in the Midigu, Lanssa, Immulsa, Kubula, Sabon Gari and Wagachakawa areas in the last five days

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