Sept 3rd, 2015 – 5 Boko Haram Terrorists Ride Horses To Attack Two Villages In Dambo Borno State
Boko Haram insurgents may have devised a new strategy of attacking soft targets by using horses and this time around in attacks on two communities in Borno State where they killed 26 people. Also, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) jets pounded the insurgents yesterday.
The insurgents rode on horses to remote Kolori and Ba’ana Imam villages in Damboa Local Government Area where they opened fire on villagers, killing no fewer than 26 people.
One of the leaders of youth vigilance group; Civilian JTF in Biu told Daily Sun that many of the villagers fled to Biu on Tuesday, a day after the attack.
“The attack occurred on Monday evening. Some Boko Haram insurgents rode to Kolori on horses at about 5.35pm and were firing at residents and shooting into houses. Accounts from the people show 18 people were killed at Kolori and eight at Ba’ana Imam village. More than 12 people were injured,” he disclosed on telephone.
He said the insurgents reportedly carted away foodstuffs, livestocks and looted their houses of other essential needs.