Takulashe village of Chibok Native Authorities Space of Borno State, Northeast Nigeria got here beneath Boko Haram assault on Sunday night with casualty determine of about 11 individuals.
The village was attacked at about 10:00pm, an assault which lasted for over three hours earlier than navy arrived to repel the attackers, a resident of the village informed DAILY POST on Monday night.
The insurgents have been believed to have made an in-road into the village by way of the Sambisa Forest, and “Native rescue workforce are nonetheless trying to find victims that fled into close by bushes and farmlands,” Ishaku Musa stated
He famous that Takulashe village, is vulnerable to assaults, because the neighborhood is positioned on the fringes of the forest. “The insurgents launched their assaults from forest on bikes that maneuvered the footpaths to the farming and herding neighborhood.
“Troops have been stationed in Chibok city for the reason that abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls on April 14, 2014 by Boko Haram. However surrounding villages have continued to endure from assaults, which occurs unchallenged because the attackers at all times perpetrate their evils and go away earlier than the arrival of safety operatives,” he added.
The insurgents got here with six gun vans, three different automobiles and a few heavy weapons. In addition they killed some vigilantes who first engaged them and had collected their Hilux car,” one other supply stated.
Based on our supply, the pinnacle of the vigilante group in Takulashe village instantly referred to as the military brigade. From the knowledge he gave, the military brigade referred to as on the Air Pressure for air help as troopers from the 117 battalion beneath the brigade have been mobilized to advance to the world. However the air power couldn’t reply, a state of affairs which led to the rebel bringing the entire village to ashes.
There was no response from Main Basic John Enenche, Media Coordinator within the Defence Headquarters on the assault on Chibok village.
The over a decade lengthy insurgency has claimed over 36,000 lives with property value N3.42 trillion misplaced within the north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe since 2009.