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B’Haram: 40 Killed In Fresh Attack




Forty people were killed on Wednesday in a fresh attack by gunmen on a border community in Borno State.

The gunmen were said to have arrived at Gurmushi, Marte Local Government Area and opened fire on the residents in their houses and those on their way to the mosque for Subhi, an early morning Muslim prayer.

Sources in Maiduguri told journalists that the gunmen believed to be Boko Haram insurgents, also razed down houses in the village before fleeing.

One of the sources said, “I counted over 40 corpses littered on the ground, while the village was razed down completely, most of us ran into the bush for our safety.”

The source also told the British Broadcasting Corporation on the telephone that 12 persons were injured in the siege.

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