Reveals: Why Boko Haram Attacks Faduma Koloram In Borno, Kills 70 Persons
At least 70 persons have been verified dead and many others injured after gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists attacked Faduma Koloram under Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State on Tuesday.
A security source informed SaharaReporters that the insurgents arrived in three cars and motorcycles, shooting sporadically, burning homes and stealing unspecified wide variety of cattle and camels.
The source stated the insurgents accused the peopleof the town of spying on them and vowed to teachthem a lesson.
He stated over 70 bodies have been gathered after the attack.
“The insurgents burnt round 250 houses and looted goods. They stated the act was once to punish residents whom they alleged had been offeringstatistics on their movement to security agencies.
“Therefore, liberating the zone with presence of civilian would grant them the ease of access to assault the army formation at Gubio and others without being noticed,” he told SaharaReporters