Two killed, 13 wounded as Boko Haram attack Biu town


At least two persons have been confirmed dead and 12 others injured in another attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State.

Four humanitarian workers were reported killed and two others abducted in an earlier attack on Sunday on a village near Maiduguri, the state capital.

The latest attack was on communities on the outskirts of Biu, a major local government headquarters in the state, health officials said.

Biu is the headquarters of the local government area of the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, and the Commander, Multi-National Joint Task Force, Abdulmalik Biu.

Last night, the quiet town located 185 kilometres southwest of Maiduguri came under attack by gunmen who had overrun Matahari and Yamarkumi villages at its outskirts.

The insurgents reportedly made their way into Biu…



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