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Boko Haram Terrorists kill 7 in Borno community

The insurgents were said to have attacked Awonori, near the border with Niger, on Monday, August 17, 2015.

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Boko Haram terrorists have killed seven people in a Borno State community, reports say.

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

The sect leader Abubakar Shekau, flanked by his subordinates.

(Sun News)

 

The insurgents were said to have attacked Awonori, near the border with Niger, on Monday, August 17, 2015.

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

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau with some of his fighters

(AFP)

 

“They killed seven people, looted grains and took away all the livestocks in the village before fleeing into the bush,” Muhammadu Modu Wan-Wan, head of the Damasak fishermen's union, told AFP.

Boko Haram insurgents play

Boko Haram insurgents

 

“The gunmen who came in vans and on motorcycles around 7:00 am (0600 GMT) besieged the village and opened fire on residents as they were having breakfast before moving to their farms,” he added.

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. play

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau.

(Poshya)

 

The attack was confirmed by the head of Borno's fishermen's union, Abubakar Gamandi.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau play

President Muhammadu Buhari and Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau

(Daily Review)

 

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Nigerian military three months to defeat the sect.

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