It has been confirmed that suspected members of Boko Haram terrorists have slaughtered five Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno state. It was stated that the Boko haram members Strom the IDPs when they went in search of firewood outside Damboa town on Thursday, February 18.
Abu Damboa, who happens to be a vigilante mentioned in an interview that eight IDPs were declared missing when they didn’t return from the firewood hunt. He also said a search party was formed for them.
“We got the report to that some IDPs were missing. So, we swang into action but later found five of them beheaded two kilometers away from the scene where they were falling trees. It was disheartening to see fellow human beings slaughtered like animals, they were all displaced persons, “Abu revealed. Humanitarian sources said that the victims have been buried according to Islamic rites.
“Information received was that eight IDPs who went in search of firewood outside Damboa town some 6-8kms were abducted. Five dead bodies out of the eight missing IDPs were recovered this morning,” a humanitarian source revealed.
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