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NIGERIA: Terrorists kill rescued civilians in Borno

Boko Haram terrorists reportedly killed eleven people in Gwoza town, Borno state on Wednesday, April 15.

Punch reports that a military source in Maiduguri confirmed the attack.

According to the source, the victims were civilians, who were recently rescued by soldiers during the recapture of the town from the Boko Haram terrorists.

 “It was unfortunate that while they were kept at a supposed safer place at the base of the hill, with some (military) troops stationed there to guard them, some Boko Haram men struck on Wednesday, and killed at least 11 of the people,” said the source.

The source said the civilians had, during the long reign of the insurgents in the Borno town, stayed on the mountain but were evacuated by the military on the liberation of Gwoza.

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