Early this week, Boko Haram fighters attacked Mildu villager, burned buildings, and killed seven people. They attacked anyone they could get their hands on with knives. This attack was completely unexpected, but the village is not too far from the terrorists’ former base of operations, the Sambise Forest. Boko Haram attacks have been frequent in the Borno State, killing over 100 people in July alone.
08/02/2017 Nigeria (Pulse)– Suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked Mildu village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa state late on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, killing seven people, and leaving 10 others injured as they burnt buildings.
According to Premium Times, the attack was completely unexpected by the community that’s not so far from Sambisa Forest, the terrorist group’s former base of operations.
They reportedly opened fire on civilians and slaughtered people they could get their hands on with knives.
An eyewitness said the attack, which lasted for about an hour, seems to have been targeted at the victims.
The attack was confirmed by the chairman of Madagali Local Government Area, Muhammad Yusuf, who said, “You know I travelled to Yola and my deputy just confirmed to me that seven people were killed as houses and shops (were) burnt by the rampaging Boko Haram.”