Abuja - Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have killed 10 people at Mussa village in Askira/Uba Local Government of Borno State.
Stephen Apagu, the chairman of the youth vigilante group in the village, disclosed the massacre.
He said Boko Haram returned to remote villages and killed ten civilians.
Apagu said three members the terrorists group also died during the attack.
He also revealed that all 32 churches in Mussa district and over 300 houses burnt down.
“The insurgents killed 10 persons and 3 Boko Haram were equally dead but all 32 churches in Mussa District were burnt as well as over 300 homes completely wipe out. Our people have been camped in Gombio village but there is no foods and water, even that place is not safe. We call on authority to come to our aid now as we are seriously in helpless situations someone should help us,” Apagu said.
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He also disclosed that members of the vigilante group recovered two riffles from the militants during the attack.
Another resident who fled from the town, Peter Musa, said they knew the leader of the terrorist group in area and had reported him to the military before he disappeared from the area.
“He is from here (Mussa District). He is one Jerido Jerafu who led his members to invade our communities,” Musa said.
- CAJ News