Boko Haram militants yesterday launched yet another deadly attack on a border town between Borno and Yobe state killing at least 15 people a security source disclosed to Saharareporters.
The attack occurred on Maiduguri/ Damaturu highway around 5:20 pm in a remote village Wasaram in Yobe state, leaving 15 people dead. The rampaging terrorists set ablaze homes and vehicles in the village.
Boko Haram Boys beheading a Soldier[/caption]
”They killed 15 people, and many suffered gunshot wounds, homes were destroyed as well as some vehicles,” Yusuf Rabiu told SaharaReporters by phone.”
Motorists and travellers on the Maiduguri-Damaturu Highway were were stranded as security operatives blocked the highway after the attack on Wasaram village.
Boko Haram has intensified attacks on Maiduguri -Damaturu highway in recent days fueling speculations that the deadly sect might be planning a major attack on Maiduguri the Borno state capital.
A security source also disclosed to our correspondent that there was an attack on a village along Maiduguri – Kano highway but Nigerian troops repelled the attack.