- 8 farmers are missing from Addamari and Dusuman villages of Jere local government area of Borno state
- The farmers went missing when suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked civilians on their farmlands
Local and Civilian JTF sources have said that about 8 people were abducted on Thursday, September 7, when suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked civilians on their farmlands in Borno state
Legit.ng gathered that the terrorists stormed Addamari and Dusuman villages of Jere local government area of Borno state at 9:00 am abducting 8 farmers on their rice farmlands.
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A report by Sahara Reporters stated that Jidda Kaltum, a local farmer, said five farmers were abducted near Dusuman villages on Thursday morning.
Kaltum said: "They are missing, we suspected that they were abduction by terrorists."
"They left for their rice farms early morning on Thursday, but they hadn't returned at 5 pm, which is unusual."
A source from the Civilian JTF said 3 others are still missing in Addamari village about 13 kilometers to Maiduguri City.
Legit.ng had reported that two Boko Haram commanders and deputies to Abubakar Shekau, a factional leader of the terrorist’s group, were killed in successful military operations at Alafa in Borno state on Sallah day, September 1.
Army spokesman, Brig-Gen Sani Usman, in a statement, said that Shekau deputies that were killed in the onslaught included Afdu Kawuri and Abubakar Banishek.
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