- Not less that four people have lost their lives as a result of Boko Haram in the northeast part of Nigeria
- The dead also included the bomber terrorist
- Also, 3 terrorist were killed by Civilian Joint Task Force at Gubio in the northeast
Boko Haram has killed four people including the terrorist while 5 others sustained various degree of injury as a lone insurgent struck at Kordo near Kolofata on Wednesday August 23.
In a related development, Civilian Joint Task Force has also ambushed and killed 3 insurgents at Gubio.
Chief Bisong Etahoben, a journalist conversant with happenings in the Northeast disclosed this on his twitter account:
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"3 civilians and 1 bomber died, 5 other people wounded in Boko Haram bomb attack on Kordo near Kolofata last night," he wrote:
On his part, Dan-Borno reported on twitter that "#CivilianJTFs in #Gubio town of #Borno ambushed and killed 3 #BokoHaram, recovered a submachine gun and motorcycles."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Catholic Bishops under the aegis of the Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province comprised of Kaduna, Sokoto, Kotangora, Zaria, Minna, Kano and Kafanchan Catholic dioceses, have urged the federal government to render a helping hand to churches and people affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.
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The bishops asked that the Nigerian government compensate churches and other victims of attacks carried out by insurgents on places of worship.
Watch Legit.ng video of survivors of Boko Haram talking about the horrors inflicted by the terrorists: