Boko Haram steals cows, sheep, goats

Boko Haram steals cows, sheep, goats

- Members of Boko Haram insurgents robbed at Bale Shuwa village in Jere local government of Borno state

- The insurgents reportedly stole cows, sheep and goats according to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

- 200 cows, 300 sheep and goats were carted away by the insurgents

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday, November 11, said Boko Haram insurgents came on a robbery mission on Saturday night at Bale Shuwa village in Jere local government of Borno state and made away with cows, sheep and goats.

Alhaji Bashir Garga, NEMA’s northeast zonal coordinator, made the disclosure in a statement in Maiduguri.

Garga said: “Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Bale-Shuwa village in Jere Local Government Area at about 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 10.

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“One disabled person was allegedly killed and 65 houses were burnt, while 200 cows, 300 sheep and goats were carted away.”

Garga added that those wounded in the attack were provided with treatment, noting that humanitarian needs assessment is being conducted, to ensure mobilisation of immediate relief assistance to the victims.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that normalcy has been restored to the area as people who earlier fled the communities returned to their homes after the military repelled the insurgents’ attack.

Meanwhile, had reported that hundreds of residents, including women and children flee from the Judumri area of Borno state into Maiduguri after an attack by suspected Boko Haram gunmen. reports that Judumri is just an outskirt of the city.

The report said residents of Maiduguri heard gunshots in the evening of Saturday, November 10, as Muslims were concluding their prayers.

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