300 People Killed, Houses Burnt As Boko Haram Misleads Army To Strike.

At least 300 people have been
killed in a fresh attack in the
early hours of Tuesday
morning when Boko Haram
members stormed Gamborou
Ngala town in Borno State,
after misleading the security
forces deployed to the area to
protect the state.

The soldiers moved to the Lake
Chad axis when they received
intelligence report that some
gunmen were sighted with
abducted school girls moving
to the area. The soldiers
decided to leave the town for
Lake Chad to confront them,
but Boko Haram struck just an
hour after they left. Continue

They came at night and people
were already sleeping. They
started burning houses and
shops and those who tried to
escape from the burning
houses were shot dead. At
least 300 people were
confirmed dead with
thousands of houses burnt
and 200 cars destroyed. They
didn’t atatck the villages but
came to town. They shot
everyone at sight. An outfit of
the Nigerian Customs Service
was also burnt. They spent 12
hours wreaking havoc on
defenceless civilians, Senator
Ahmed Zannah, who is from
the area told BBC Hausa.

He also pointed out that the
attackers were armed with
dangerous weapons
comprising of Armored
Personnel Carries , (APC),
Improvised Explosive Devices,
(IEDs), petrol bombs, assault
rifles and Rocket Propelled
Launchers (RPGs)

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