Six killed, two abducted as Boko Haram attacks Borno village


At least six persons were killed on Christmas eve at Kwyaragilim village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State after gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram invaded the community, officials said.

The insurgents also abducted two women.

Chibok had in April 2014 earned global recognition when Boko Haram insurgents invaded an all-girls school and abducted over 200.

Many of the abducted girls are yet to be found till date.

On Tuesday, Kwyaragilim, a village under Chibok local government, was attacked by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.

At about 6 p.m., the armed men stormed Kwaragilim, opened sporadic fire on residents, killing six persons and injuring three others.

The attackers, who were not challenged, later reportedly left the village after abducting two women.

The Governor of…



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