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Adamawa: 5 People Killed In Fresh Attack On Madagali

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No fewer than five people have been confirmed  killed in Kaya village of Madagali local government area of Adamawa State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.

Yusuf Muhammad, chairman of the council, confirmed the incident and noted that the attack took place in the early hours of yesterday Friday.

The attack came  barely two days after a similar attack on  Pallam, which cliamed three lives.

Security personnel drafted to the area gunned down two of the insurgents during shoot out which took place around 10:00 Pm.

“They killed five people before fleeing to their hide outs  unperturbed. It’s so sad that no response from security personnel deployed to man our areas.

‘’Kaya is just one kilometer away from Gulak, where soldiers and other security stations.Though local vigilantes later came and pursuit the insurgents,’’ said he.

Adamu Kamale, member House of Representatives from the area also confirmed the attack.

“It has been confirmed me  that five people were killed,in Kaya, through a  distress call I got this morning and others injured.

“We  are calling on  Mr. President to match words with actions to eliminate the remnants of Boko Haram in the area.

Madagali is at fringes of Sambisa forest and worst  hit by the insurgents attacks in the state.



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