June 19, 2018

9 corpses recovered from Rann attack by Boko Haram (ThisDay)

9 corpses recovered from Rann attack by Boko Haram (ThisDay)

The Chief Imam of Rann, Ba’liman Goni Guja, thursday told journalists that the military has released nine corpses of internally displaced persons (IDPs) killed in a farm at Daima village between Rann and Tilam on Wednesday by Boko Haram insurgents.

Guja who spoke with journalists on phone, disclosed that some of the people who were lucky to survive the attack have fled into Cameroon.

He said some however decided to flee back into the IDP camp in Rann, where the injured are being attended to by doctors. He said the attackers met the IDPs on the farm at about 10a.m on Wednesday.

Guja said: “We were told earlier that they were returning from the farm when it happened but those who survived the attack and are in clinic now told us they were actually attacked on their farms. We cannot give the actual casualties but the soldiers have released nine corpses, which we buried this morning.” Read more

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