Posted by News Express | 28 March 2017 | 2,102 times
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday invaded Konduga Local Government Area in Borno State and kidnapped 10 persons.
According to the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno, Ibrahim Abdullahi, the kidnapped persons included four women and six youths.
He said the insurgents entered the community in motorcycles and kidnapped the individuals.
Abdullahi also warned that the terrorist employed a similar tactics in attacking three villages in the community.
He said, “Our intelligence report had indicated that the insurgents are now operating in Dalla Fatimiri on about 10 motorcycles.
“Our men of Anti-vandalism and Intelligence Unit of the Command on Friday reported the kidnapping of four youths in Kalari village in Konduga Local Government Area.
“This is a clarion call to Nigerians to be on the alert at all times and always report any suspicious activities around them to the security agencies.”
About 100,000 people have been killed since the start of the Boko Haram insurgency in 2009.
Most of the attacks happened in three north-eastern states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.
The sect also carried out attacks in neighboring countries like Cameroon, Chad, and Niger.
The Nigerian security forces and regional forces from Cameroon, Chad, and Niger have made important progress in pushing the sect out of the towns and villages of northeast Nigeria and the broader Lake Chad Basin region.
So far, the sect has been dislodged from their major stronghold in Sambisa, with members fleeing in different directions.
NAN reports that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Konduga, a town located few kilometers away from Maiduguri, have been returning home with the hope of rebuilding their lives. (NAN/TV360 Nigeria)
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