Suspected Boko Haram Attack In Borno Kills 9

Gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters Sunday killed at least nine people in Borno State in a trademark raid that also left 10 people injured, the police have said.

“Today (Sunday) at about 2a.m. suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked Mailari village, (in) Konduga Local Government Area,” said Borno State police spokesman, Aderemi Opadukun.

“Nine persons were reported killed while 10 were injured. The injured victims are now being treated at University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital,” he told reporters.

No further details were immediately available about the attack, which came after nearly 140 people were killed in a series of bombings in the Borno State capital Maiduguri and Monguno penutimate Sunday.

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