Boko Haram Ambush Travelers, Many Feared Dead And Dozens Wounded



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Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have ambushed travelers on Borno highway which left several dead and many with gunshot wounds, a Civilian Joint Task Force, CTJF source told Daily Trust.


The travelers came under attack between Longomani and Musini near Ngala town at about 5:30pm on Thursday evening in Ngala local government area of Borno State.


The insurgent opened fire at passengers and burnt trucks vehicles conveying food items, The CJTF Source told a news correspondent via telephone.


He  said “Many passengers were shot dead and several fled into the bush along with soldiers”.

“They burnt down at least 5 vehicles including a truck with food items, 2 golf cars and a Peugeot’s”.


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