The attack, which is the second on the Damboa community in 2 weeks, took place this morning
A community in Borno has again been thrown into mourning as many of its residents have been killed in a terrorist attack.The village ofDamboawas invaded byBoko Haraminsurgents at about 5am this morning leading to death and destruction.
The attackers are said to have had free reign in the community due to the absence of soldiers who deserted the area after an attack on a security post 2 weeks ago.
The attack was confirmed byAbbas Gava, a member of the state’s vigilante. He said:
“Since the attack, Damboa has no police or soldiers. It is only the vigilantes that are there and we know their limitations.”
“The casualty could be very high because my contacts in Damboa said they are still picking and piling the corpses. But many houses, nearly half of what remains of the several attacked town has been burnt”.
The exact number of casualties in this latest attack is not yet known.