Boko Haram: 100 feared killed as insurgents attack Chibok
Five churches, including COCIN, EYN and Deeper Life Bible Church, in Kwada village about 10 kilometres from Chibok town, were on Sunday attacked by Boko Haram insurgents.
The attackers, according to report from locals in Chibok, targeted the time when worshipers were ready for the Sunday Service.
“They killed and burnt houses after attacking worshipers in five churches in Kwada; after that, they advanced to Kautikari, less than 8 kilometres to Chibok town, whey they equally killed people and destroyed properties.
“I’m not sure security agencies have gone to rescue the villagers, but I learnt that the insurgents are still in pursuit of the remaining villagers”, Mallam Yahi told DailyPost.
It was gathered that residents of Chibok town have also fled their homes, following the news of the attacks in Kwada and Kautikari.
DailyPost recalls that few weeks ago, there
was panic in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, following a letter purportedly written to them by the sect members.
A top local government official in Chibok town, who did not want his name in print revealed this to newsmen in Maiduguri the Borno State capital on Sunday.
According to him, when they met the police with the letter, they were assured of maximum protection.
He, however, said the police were also complaining of fuel for their vehicle.
He said the local government had also assured the security operatives that they were going to buy fuel for them.
He said, “whenever Boko Haram members tell you that they are coming, they never fail to come. Our fears now is that we don’t know when and how they are going to come.
“We are calling for prayers as well as on government to provide us with adequate security in Chibok”.
On the ongoing attacks in the area, it was gathered that a police officer, Peter Maina was called out during Sunday service in Church in Maiduguri, to be informed that his brother was killed at Kwada.
Meanwhile, the Chibok Community in Maiduguri broke into a session of prayer on Sunday after receiving the news of ongoing attacks on the two villages.
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