Boko Haram burns houses in Borno village

Boko Haram burns houses in Borno village

Thursday, November 15, 2018 9:51 am


The villages on fire

Boko Haram terrorists sneaked into Mammanti village along Damboa Road in Borno State, fired some shots to scare the inhabitants and set some houses ablaze on Wednesday evening, the Nigerian Army has said.

“Frustrated by the current military deployments which has made most towns and villages impenetrable in the North East, the BHTs, have resorted to arson of make shift houses in remote settlements.

“Just before Midnight on 14 November 2018, a pocket of BHTs sneaked into Mammanti village along Damboa Road in Borno State, fired some shots to scare the inhabitants and set some houses ablaze.

“Troops from 251 Task Force Battalion were quickly mobilized to engage the BHTs who fled in disarray. However, 2 civilians were wounded and have been evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment. Exploitation of the area is ongoing,” the Army said in a short statement on its twitter handle.

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