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29 killed in fresh Borno attacks

28 July 2015, 16:11

Borno - Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect killed at least 29 people when they attacked Dille community and other surrounding villages of Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno state, Vanguard reports.

The incident took place at about 1pm on Monday when the terrorists in large number armed with AK47 rifles and petrol bombs stormed Dille, a predominantly christian community that had witnessed series of deadly attacks in recent times.

Also read: Boko Haram attacks northern Yobe State

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on July 14 2014 also invaded the same village where they killed 14 residents, after which, they burnt down three churches including Church of Brethren in Nigeria (EYN) which has the highest number of worshippers in the area.

Residents who flee from the attacks said that the insurgents invaded Dille with sophisticated weapons in a convoy of 5 Hilux vehicles and motorcycles where they wrecked havoc without confrontation as they shot at anybody on sight.

Read more at Vanguard

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