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7 killed as terrorists storm Borno market

12 February 2015, 08:01Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram group have reportedly killed seven people after invading Gajiganna market in Magumeri local government area of Borno State.

Witnessed confirmed the attack to local journalists.

A driver, Muhammadu Isa, said the gunmen came to the market when people were arriving for the daily village market to trade.

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Isa added that the terrorists opened fire sporadically on sellers and buyers, killing seven persons.

He said the terrorists carted away food stuffs such as beans, millet and other household material after killing the people.

According to him, one driver and six others were killed.

Meanwhile, Nigerian army and members of the youth vigilante group reported the arrest of  40 members of the Boko Haram terrorist group that disguised as herdsmen near Ngom village of Mafa local government area of Borno State.

- CAJ News


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