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Adamawa: 12 Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack

Posted: Oct 19, 2015 at 9:31 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Suspected female members of Boko Haram sect have reportedly killed 12 persons in an attack on a village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Saturday night.

A former Chairman of Madagali Local Government Area, Maina Ularamu, said the suspected Boko Haram members attacked Dar village in the council at about 8:30 p.m.

It was gathered that a group of female bombers invaded the village, forcing residents to flee.

Two female suicide bombers said to have disguised as fleeing villagers detonated explosives in the bush where many people were hiding, killing 12 persons.

Spokesman of the Adamawa Police Command, Othman Abubakar while confirming the attack, said that 11 persons were killed.