Maiduguri - 20 people were killed, while several others were injured as members of Boko Haram invaded Malari and other communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.
However, Borno State Police Commissioner, Opadokun Aderemi, said that only nine people were killed, while 10 others were seriously injured.
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Malari village is South-East of, and about 35 kilometres drive from Maiduguri, the state capital, and had suffered series of deadly attacks in the recent past.
A resident of the area, Mustapha Abubakar, who fled to Maiduguri, said the insurgents, who came on motorcycles and Toyota Hilux vehicles on Saturday night, shot at anybody they came across.
The Police Commissioner, Opadokun Aderemi, confirmed the attack.
- News 24