Boko Haram Attack in Adamawa Leaves 5 Dead

ICC Note

Boko Haram has attacked a village in Northern Adamawa. The attack was conducted while most of the villagers were still asleep. It led to the death of five people, multiple houses being burned down, and lots property and food being stolen. These types of attacks are a common tactic by the terrorist organization to prove that they are still around, as well as steal goods that they need for survival. Boko haram has been one of the top three most prolific terrorist organizations in the world for the past several years. 

01/22/2018 Nigeria (ChannelsTV) The Chairman of Madagali LGA, Mr Yusuf Muhammad, who confirmed the incident, said the attack was carried out on Friday morning.

He told Channels Television that local hunters reacted swiftly and repelled the attack, killing one while three of the terrorists were apprehended.

According to him, the terrorists launched the attack on unsuspecting sleeping villagers, as well as burnt two houses and carted away foodstuff.

Mr Mohamed said Boko Haram terrorists carry out attacks on a daily basis while their communities are now at the mercy of the insurgents and the government has not done anything to tackle the situation.

He lamented that the attention of the government has shifted to the crisis between farmers and herdsmen, forgetting Madagali which he said was at the receiving end of Boko Haram carnage. 

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