Boko Haram terrorists have killed at least three persons after invading Njilang village in Whuntafu Ward of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.
The Executive Chairman of the Council Area, Hon Umar Ibrahim, confirmed the attack in Maiduguri on Monday evening, Vanguard reports.
It was gathered that scores of motorists and passengers were killed, and others sustained various injuries after their trucks stepped on planted Improvised Explosive Devices by suspected terrorists.
The incident was said to have occurred on Monday afternoon along the Maiduguri-Damboa- Chibok- Askira/ Uba road,
It will be called that the recently reopened road was closed down for many years before the Theatre Commander Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) North East, Major General Christopher Musa, appealed to the present administration to fix the dilapidated portions of the road.
His words: ” Yes I received a distress call today that one of my community, Njilang was attacked by armed terrorists.
“Though details were still sketchy, some callers informed me that three people were killed with destruction of infrastructures, while other versions revealed that more than four people were killed in the unfortunate incident.
“As for the Maiduguri-Damboa-Chibok road IEDs incident, I also heard it from some other people, including yourself, but couldn’t ascertain the number of victims or where exactly it happened “. The Chibok Chairman stated.