Saturday, September 05, 2015

Over 50 killed, many injured as terrorists attack market in Borno

At least more than 50 people were feared dead with
scores sustained gunshot wounds when some group
of suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded Kirawa
village of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno
state. Reliable sources have revealed.

Our Correspondent learnt that the incident took place
on Thursday when traders and buyers were busy
observing their market day in Kirawa.
This is coming barely two days when suspected
group of insurgents laid siege on Kolori and Ba'ana
Imam villages of Damboa local government area
killing 23 residents with injuring of many others.
Kirawa, a mountainous and remote area which is
located east of troubled Gwoza destroyed town and
shares international border with francophone
speaking communities of Cameroon Republic.
Sources told our Correspondent that the insurgents
who were armed with sophisticated weapons
including AK47 rifles and petrol bombs invaded
Kirawa on their market day and wrecked havoc living
53 people dead with over 100 injured.
" 53 of our people were shot dead with over 100
injured when a group of terrorists invaded our
market square. The market always attracted
Cameroonian traders and customers."
24 hours after the deadly attack on our market, two
female suicide bombers who attempted to detonated
their Improvised Explosive Devices strapped on their
bodies were arrested by combine team of residents
and youth vigilante on Friday after Juma'at prayers".
Said an Elder in Kirawa who did not want his name
mentioned in the print for security reasons.
Another source who also hail from Kirawa but reside
in Maiduguri, the state capital told our
Correspondent that he received a distress call from
one of his fleeing family members who crossed over
to Cameroon Republic after the attack left scores of
people in Kirawa dead and injured after setting
ablaze many shops and houses, with looting of
foodstuff and live stocks belonging to the armless

" One of my family member from Kirawa called me
on Friday evening that our community have been
under deadly attack by insurgents, they had to flee to
Cameroon before they get access to
telecommunication services as most of the telecom
masts in kirawa and other communities Behring
mountains (Bayan Dutse) were destroyed last year by
terrorists". Mallam Ali Musa Kirawa, a resident of
Maiduguri told our Correspondent.

All effort to get confirmation from the Police
Commissioner, Mr. Aderemi Opadokun proves
abortive as his cell phone was not reachable at press

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