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Boko Haram Has Killed Over 223 Civilians, 89 Security Agents This Year

Boko Haram terrorists have killed 223 civilians, 82 soldiers, as well as 7 policemen this year Daily Trust reports.

The unfortunate killings happened between January 2 and August 2 of this year, in the Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.

The investigation showed that 21 civilians and 13 civilians were killed at the same time.

About two weeks ago, gunmen attacked Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum.

The deterioration of the security situation led to the meeting between the Northeastern governous and President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday.

Details of the Boko Haram killings

On January 3, three civilians were murdered in Bila-Amboldar Village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, while four soldiers and 11 others were injured in Jakana military base on January 4 in Borno State.

Two policemen were injured on January 6 on a Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, three others were also murdered the same day at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) base at Kundori Village, Konduga in Borno State.

On January 7, the attackers killed 30 civilians and wounded 35 others in Gamboru, Gamboru / Ngala LGA of Borno State.

Eight soldiers and eight civilians killed on January 7 in Monguno LGA of Adamawa State, while on January 10, three civilians were sent to the great beyond by the terrorists in another incident that occurred along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Konduga LGA in Borno.

The terrorist group also murdered eight soldiers and eight civilians killed on January 7 in Monguno LGA of Adamawa State, 3 days later on January 10, the insurgents murdered three civilians along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Konduga LGA in Borno.

On January 17 five soldier and four insurgents were killed at the  Firgi military base, located in Bama LGA of Borno.

Four soldiers were ambushed and killed along Bama-Gwoza road in Gamboru-Ngala LGA,  On January 18, Three days later on January 21, eight soldiers were killed at Mainok military base, Maiduguri-Damaturu road in Kaga LGA, Borno.

10 civilians were killed on January 23 of this year in the village of Lura, Dikwa LGA of Borno State, while four civilians were killed in Muna Galti on January 24 in Jere LGA of the same state.

At Bulabulin mosque, Gwoza, three civilians were killed, while 13 others were injured on January 25 in Gwoza LGA.

Also on January 29, three civilians were killed, two injured along the Damaturu-Maiduguri road in Konduga LGA of Borno, while on February 21 in Gombi LGA of Adamawa State, two soldiers were killed.

Three soldiers were killed and four others injured on March 4 in Damboa army super camp, while on March 5 in Bursari LGA of Yobe State, seven policemen and one civilian were killed in Dapchi town.

On March 21, 47 soldiers were killed in Gorgi village of Borno State, while on April 7 in Chul and Wemdio villages in Askira/Uba LGA of Borno State, three civilians were killed and three others injured.

Seven civilians were killed on April 12 along Aubo-Maiduguri-Damaturu road, while on April 18, in Gujba LGA of Yobe, one civilian was killed in Buni Gari town.

At Mainok military base on May 16, five soldiers were killed in Kaga LGA of Borno, while on June 9 in Gubio LGA of Borno, 81 civilians were killed in Foduma Kolomaiya village.

Thirty-five civilians were equally murdered in Usmanti Goni on June 13 in Nganzai LGA of Borno, while 16 civilians were killed and nine soldiers injured along Damboa/Maiduguri highway on June 17 in Damboa LGA.

On June 21, five civilians were killed in Moduri, Kalewa and Ngurori communities at Magumeri LGA of Borno, while two civilians were killed in Damasak on July 4 at Mobbar LGA.

Two civilians and one soldier were killed in Mainok on July 6 in Mainok LGA of Borno, while 20 soldiers were killed on July 7 in Damboa.

On July 13, four soldiers were killed at Mainok in Kaga LGA of Borno, while four civilians were killed and three others injured in Maiduguri on July 30.

Two civilians were killed at Kafan Ruwa village on August 2 in Konduga LGA of Borno.

These series of wanton killings necessitated the meeting  yesterday between President Muhammadu Buhari, the seven governors of the northeastern states, the security chiefs as well as the inspector general of police.


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