BOKO HARAM ATTACKS KONDUNGA IN BORNO STATE

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Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Konduga town along the Bama-Maiduguri road in Borno state.

The attack, which lasted for about two hours, is said to have occurred around 9pm on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Villages affected by the attack with more than 20 houses destroyed include, Wanori, Kaleri and Amarwa in Konduga.

According to a source from Wanori, the insurgents stormed the village heavily armed, burning down their houses and carting away their foodstuff.

TheCable reports that a resident, Mala said the villagers fled to the bush for safety, hence he was unable to determine the number of people killed.

“The insurgents fled when they saw a fighter jet”.

From Amarwa, a resident, Goni Abacha, said the insurgents also burned down some parts of his village.

“Many people were killed during the attack but I cannot confirm [how many people]”.

Bello Dabbata, head of emergency response, Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), who confirmed the attack said his team has been deployed to the area to get details of the incident.

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