Tears, Pain in Borno as Boko Haram Attacks Community, Kills 40 Farmers

Tears, Pain in Borno as Boko Haram Attacks Community, Kills 40 Farmers

  • Some members of the Boko Haram terrorist organisation have attacked a community in Borno state
  • The terrorists who attacked Kala Balge local government area on motorcycles reportedly killed about 40 farmers
  • The farmers were said to have been killed while working on their farmlands in Rann, headquarters of the Kala-Balge

No fewer than 40 farmers have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists in the Kala Balge local government area of Borno state.

Daily Trust reports that the terrorists gathered a large number of the community members on Sunday and killed them all.

Borno state, Governor Babagana Zulum, Rann, Farmers in Borno, Boko Haram
Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly killed 40 farmers in the Rann area of Borno state. Photo: Prof. Babagana Zulum
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Confirming the incident, the lawmaker representing Bama/Ngala/Kala Balge constituency, Zainab Gimba said that many of the victims of the attack have since been buried according to Islamic rites.

Also confirming the attack, an expert on counter-insurgency expert and security analyst in Lake Chad, Zagazola Makama, said that dozens of the fighters attacked the peasant farmers with machetes.

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Makama said the community members have continued to search for bodies after the attackers who came in motorbikes had left.

He added that the victims were attacked on their farms in Rann, headquarters of the Kala-Balge local government area in the northeastern part of Borno state.

His words:

“Over 40 farmers were killed and some of the bodies were dismembered while some were tied up and their throats slit by the terrorists.
“The victims were buried on Monday with residents saying many others are yet to be accounted for."

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