Boko Haram Kills Four in Attack on Borno Village


From Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram members on Saturday attacked a village in Borno State, killing four persons.

The village, Tunkushe, is few kilometres away from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State.

Confirming the attack, the spokesman of the Borno State Police Command, Edet Okon, in a press release said: “Today being 23/06/18 at about 0100hrs, gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists attacked Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno State.”

He said four persons were killed in the attack.

Okon further revealed that police had deployed more personnel to strengthen security within the area.