January 15, (THEWILL) – At least three people were reportedly killed in Chibok, Borno State on Friday night by suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists.
THEWILL learnt that the assailants stormed the community in their numbers and carried out the heinous operation without any opposition.
A resident in the area, who is also a lecturer in the College of Education Dr Shuaibu Musa, said hundreds of ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists stormed the community, shooting sporadically.
“The insurgents stormed the Chibok community with five utility vehicles, mounted with anti-aircraft guns and moved without any resistance; they started shooting sporadically. Many residents ran for safety, while the shooting continued”, he said.
He said bullets hit three of those who attempted to run and they died instantly. The bandits also burnt down several houses and properties.
The source added that the insurgents also stormed Kautikari village near Chibok town at exactly 4pm, shooting sporadically and burning down several houses.
According to him, they spent about two hours moving from house to house in the village.