Boko Haram Insurgents kill 8 in Invasion of Yobe VillageFeatured, Latest News Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Another eight people have been reportedly killed in Katarko village in the outskirts of Damaturu, the Yobe state capital.
The killing suspected to have been carried out by the Boko Haram Haram insurgents allegedly blew off a bridge, linking Damaturu to their stronghold-Buni Yadi, the capital of Gujba Local Government Area of the state.
This enclave also connects Yobe, neighbouring Borno and Adamawa states.
Katarko, is about 22 kilometres south of Damaturu. It is believed to serve as veritable hideout of the insurgents. Yobe State is in the North Eastern part of the country – the most hit in the ongoing insurgency in the country.
Residents revealed to journalists that the insurgents stormed the town Monday evening, initially descended on the military base before moving to some houses where they attacked and killed the civilians.
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