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Teenage siblings murdered in fresh Boko Haram attack

Joel Fali and Kwakwi Fali, aged 16 and14 respectively were siblings, who have now lost their lives to a recent Boko Haram attack which occurred in Borno State

In a Boko Haram attack which occurred yesterday, January 4, 2020 at Payasatan Bilaburdar Village under Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, a 35 year old farmer identified as Yusuf Yakubu, was also killed.

Reacting to the tragic incident, one of the residents said, the attackers stormed the village around 8:30pm on Friday, shooting sporadically and burning houses. 

He said,

“Everybody started running for their lives when our village came under attack on Friday night. 

Two of our school children, Joel and Kwakwi were killed with by the shots fired. They are of same parents. Yusuf Yakubu, a farmer was killed too. 

“The insurgents spent a few hours, and about seven houses were burnt.” 

A resident said the insurgents had left before soldiers from the 117 Task Force Battalion in Chibok arrived in a bid to take control of the situation


Rhema Olonade

Rhema Olonade is an Entertainment writer on Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass communication from Redeemers University, Lagos, Nigeria. She is passionate about news writing and broadcasting. Hobbies are watching movies, and public speaking. Tel: +2347161000090 Address: Ketu-Alapere, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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