Yobe: One Soldier, Two Civilians Dead In Fresh Attack

By Iro Babayola

One soldier and two civilians, including the wife of a senior policeman, have been killed in a fresh attack executed by members of the banned Boko Haram sect on Wednesday in the Buni Yadi town of Yobe State.

The attackers reportedly laid siege on the community at about 10:00pm, setting ablaze public buildings armed with Kalashnikovs, rocket launchers and homemade bombs.

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According to a resident of the area, the son of the Yobe Peoples Democratic Party’s youth leader, Ado Bomboy, was killed in the attack while many shops, houses and two telecommunications masts were set ablaze.

He added that the assailants numbered about 50.

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Confirming the attack, the Yobe State Police Commissioner Sanusi Ahmed Rufa’i said the attackers killed one soldier, wounded two and burnt the Divisional Police Officer’s wife inside her house.

A make-shift police station, fire service, L.E.A office and two JTF Hilux vans were also set ablaze by the insurgents.

Telecom masts in the town were also burnt by the insurgents, the police commissioner also revealed.

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It would be recalled that this will be the second time Buni Yadi was attacked by Boko Haram in the last few months.




One thought on “Yobe: One Soldier, Two Civilians Dead In Fresh Attack

  1. It is crystal clear that these Boko haram lunatics have already lost the war. If I were to have my way, we the Boko Dole( educ is compulsory) guys would hav since established a ruthless Boko militia to halt the crimes of these ignorant creatures for good!

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