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Boko Haram insurgents kill four villagers in Borno, burn houses

No fewer than four persons were killed in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents at Wanori-Amarwa community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday.
The incident occurred on at about 11pm at a village along Maiduguri-Konduga Road.
A witness, Idrissa Musa, said heavily armed insurgents stormed the village in the night, killed and maimed the inhabitants.
Musa said the insurgents also carted away food items and razed houses.
He added that four persons died at the scene of the attack, while two others sustained various degrees of injuries in the attack.
He said: “The attack lasted for about two hours.
“The insurgent moved from house-to-house committing various forms of atrocities.
“Some of the surviving villagers with help of security operatives evacuated the wounded to the Specialist Hospital, Maiduguri.”
According to Musa, the village is located few metres away from a security checkpoint in the area.
The military authorities were yet to comment on the attack.