Adamawa Govt Confirms Boko Haram Attack

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State

By Ogbolu George with agency report

The Adamawa Government has confirmed the death of seven persons in an early morning attack on Midlu village in Madagali Local Government area of the state.

The community hosts Sukur World heritage site which was destroyed by the insurgents in 2014.

Ahmad Sajoh, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, confirmed the development to journalists in Yola.

The commissioner said Boko Haram attacked the village and killed six people while one of the attackers was also killed.

”They (insurgents) attacked around 2 a.m. killing six people while one of them was killed by hunters.

”Soldiers and hunters have dislodged them from the area,” Sajoh said.

Meanwhile, the councillor representing the ward in Madagali, Bulus Dauda, told NAN that his people had vacated the area.

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