Insurgents kill 14 in Christmas attack in Borno

Vigilantes in the village disclosed that the insurgents attacked people while on bicycles in flash point around 10 pm on Friday, opening fire on residents and torching their homes

 

14 people have been reportedly killed by Boko Haram insurgents in a Christmas Day attack on Kimba village in Nigeria.

According to a report by AFP, the attack also left several others injured by the gunmen who attacked the village, which is situated in Borno State, Nigeria.

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Vigilantes in the village disclosed that the insurgents attacked people while on bicycles in flash point around 10 pm on Friday, opening fire on residents and torching their homes.

"The gunmen killed 14 people and burnt the whole village before they fled. ," Mustapha Karimbe, a civilian assisting the military in fighting Boko Haram told AFP.

It was further gathered that hundreds of Kimba residents fled to Biu nearby, where they were put up in a refugee camp already brimming with people running from Boko Haram.

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