Boko Haram Fighters Kills 3 Persons and Abduct 3 at Madagali Village in Adamawa State

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  • January 28, 2018

Boko Haram fighters have killed three persons and abducted three others during an attack on a Madagali village in Adamawa state northeast Nigeria.

Residents said that armed men sneaked into Hyembula village around 10pm on Friday and detonated a bomb during the pandemonium, killing seven persons including two women.

A villager who did not want his name mentioned faulted the concentration of soldiers in towns while the insurgents had been targeting small villages where there is no military presence.

He called on federal government to keep soldiers at strategic locations. Confirming the incident, the council chairman of Madagali Local Government Area, Yusuf Muhammad said three persons died in the attack while three others were abducted by the militants.

He appealed for deployment of more soldiers and equipment to secure vulnerable communities in the area that is bordering Sambisa Forest, the main hide out of Boko Haram.

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