Boko Haram kills would-be bride, friends in Borno village

A young woman, Martha Bulus, and her friends were Thursday killed by suspected Boko Haram gunmen who attacked their vehicle while they were travelling from Maiduguri for her wedding ceremony, scheduled to take place next week.

Ms Bulus’ wedding has been scheduled to hold on December 31 in Yola, Adamawa State.

Sources close to the family said she was travelling with friends who were supposed to be members of her bridal train.

“Martha and her friends were ambushed by suspected Boko Haram members who attacked them at a village near Gwoza,” said a family source who pleaded anonymity.

“All of them in the vehicle were shot dead,” the source said.

Though the road between Maiduguri and Gwoza has been reopened by the military, plying the route is still considered dangerous due to…

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