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Hunters reclaim Maiha town, kill 80 insurgents

13 November 2014, 11:11

Adamawa - 80 members of the Boko Haram sect were reportedly killed on Wednesday in a battle with local hunters in Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Today.ng reports.

One of the hunters said that the capture of Mahia town on Monday by the insurgents irked the local hunters in the town to mobilize other hunters in their neighbouring communities to team up against the insurgents in order to recapture the town.

Also read: Boko Haram overruns another town in Adamawa

 He said the hunters fought gallantly, killed 80 of the insurgents and recaptured Mahia local government headquarters from them.

The hunter said it is the military authorities that are preventing them from dislodging the insurgents because they are not constituted security forces and cannot be trusted with the country’s safety.

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