Published On: Fri, Oct 3rd, 2014

Boko Haram destroys 500 homes, death toll unknown as military, police flee

The Islamic terrorist group in Nigeria, Boko Haram, has destroyed 500 homes in the Admawa State as the Sunni extremists attacked Kubi and Watu villages. Law enforcement and military personnel have evacuated these areas, leaving these citizens defenseless agains the onslaught.
Boko Haram logo   photo/Arnold Platon via wikimedia commons

Boko Haram logo photo/Arnold Platon via wikimedia commons

“Since the complete take-over of Michika and Madagali by the insurgents on September 7, 2014, no single soldier has been noticed in the area. The only thing we see are jet fighters which come from Yola, the state capital to drop bombs and go back. Our people are helpless as the insurgents control everything in our local government,” a witness told Vanguard via telephone.

Citizens are hiding out as militants terrorize, murder, rape and kidnap residents, “leaving their dead bodies at the mercy of vultures and pigs.”
“Government seems not to be coming to our aids as the insurgents control everything in our local government,” the residents said in the article.

Boko Haram did attack Vimtim, the hometown of the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air marshal Alex Badeh, but this area was fortified by the military.

The terrorist group made international headlines briefly after kidnapping over 240 school girls, but little aid has come to the troubled nation to erradicate these extremists.

Abubakar Shekau, the group’s leader has been reportedly killed in a firefight with military personnel. Skekau declared the group an Islamic State, seeking out a caliphate. Vanguard has more details HERE

For the top stories covering Boko Haram on The Dispatch, dating back several years, click HERE

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader

Abubakar Shekau, Boko Haram leader


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