The Boko Haram terrorist group on Sunday evening, attacked a military base in the southern part of Borno State.
The attacked led to the death of at least 7 persons (including 6 soldiers).
According to reports, the terrorists invaded the military base located in Kuda, a village not far away from Chibok town, at around 4:30pm.
The terrorists opened fire on the soldiers, overpowered them, killed 6 (including a warrant officer) and injured 8 others.
Yohanna Bitrus, a member of the vigilante group, who confirmed the development to Daily Trust, noted that the terrorists burnt down about 40 houses and carted away three vehicles after looting the community.
“They came in large number to attacks our soldier’s station in Kuda, they overpowered the soldiers and killed six soldiers and wounded 8 others.
“A woman was burnt in her house too.
“They equally burnt down more than 40 houses after they have looted the foodstuff and livestock.
“The federal government should urgently help us, we need more soldiers and equipment to be able to face these terrorists.” Bitrus said.
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