Boko Haram

Boko Haram: MTF Confirms 30 Insurgents, 6 Civilians Killed

 Nigerian soldiersThe Multinational Joint Task Force (MTF) has clarified that contrary to several media reports, only six civilians lost their lives with about 30 insurgents killed in the crossfire between their forces and members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect at the border town of Baga, Borno State.

The Commander MTF, Brig-Gen Austin Edokpaye gave this update Tuesday in explaining what happened on the encounter with Boko Haram at the weekend with reports that over 191 persons were killed, 10,000 rendered homeless while 2,000 houses were said to have been razed down.

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