The notorious Boko Haram Sect have staged another attack in a village in Borno, this time killing four persons and abducting four females on Tuesday in Kutuva, a village in Damboa local government area of Borno state, the military has said.
The military spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman, confirmed the attack in a statement
“Some elements of Boko Haram terrorists on 6 motorcycles yesterday attacked Kutuva village in which they killed 4 persons and abducted 4 women from the village.
“Consequently, the local vigilante in Kaya mobilized immediately to the village and trailed the terrorists up to their suspected hideout located somewhere south of Sabon Garin Bale. The vigilante did their best by engaging the terrorists, unfortunately they escaped into the bush.
“But the courageous vigilantes destroyed the terrorists camp and recovered all hoisted Boko Haram terrorists’ flags, 3 Fabrique Nationale (FN) rifle magazines, 2 AK-45 rifle magazines and 24 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition. The vigilantes also rescued an 11 year old girl who stated that she was abducted by the terrorists from Batha village.
“Sadly however, the vigilante could not trace the terrorists or the abducted women.
“However, effort is on going to trace and rescue them,” Sani Usman said,