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Boko Haram killed 81 persons, abduct village head, six others during attack on village, Gov. Zulum discloses

Valentine Chinyem

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Eighty-one persons lost their lives when Boko Haram attacked Felo Village, in Gubio Local Government area of Borno state.

A village head and six other persons were also abducted.

This was diclosed to newsmen by the Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum on Wednesday, during a condolence visit to the community.

The governor could not hide his emotions as he addressed journalists with fainted voice, showing his concern about the massacre.

“We are yet to make complete assessment but you have listened to them that in this grave yards they buried 49 people while those whose bodies have been taken away by their relatives and families were 32.

“So far, they have been able to identify 81 bodies.

“We are here to sympathize with the family of the victims over yesterday (Tuesday’s) massacre.”

The governor charged the military to wipe out the insurgents from the Lake Chad region.