Boko Haram attack Borno community, kill Police Inspector, two others

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On Wednesday, three people were killed, including a police inspector, in a new Boko Haram attack in Kukareta, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State.

The attackers reportedly set fire to the police officer as well as a makeshift camp accommodation.

They also took rifles and ammunition from the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road.

The two civilians were shot dead, then they set fire to the district head’s vehicle and carried away one Hilux truck from the civilian Joint Task Force operating in that community.

According to a source in the security formations, the vehicle of the Commander Sector 2 North-East Joint Task Force Operation Hadin Kai while on an assessment visit to the scene stepped on the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) which exploded damaging the commander’s vehicle and injuring the driver on his leg while the commander and his radio operator were unhurt.

The latest attack is coming five days after a similar attack left four police officers killed in Gajiram, the headquarters of Nganzai LGA.