Boko Haram attacks another Borno village; burns school, church

Mandaragirau, a village in Biu Local Government Area of Borno State, was attacked Sunday night by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

The attackers also burnt down the community’s church and a school. They also abducted a man on their way out.

The attack which occurred during the night was not repelled, residents told PREMIUM TIMES.

Residents who had retired into their homes due to the chilly harmattan weather were forced to flee into the bushes as the gunmen stormed the agrarian village, shooting sporadically.

According to a resident who spoke to PREMIUM TIMES from Biu, the gunmen set fire on the town’s church and a primary school and waited until it burnt down before they left.

“They have burnt down a church, a school and some shops in the town,” said the source who asked not…

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