Suspected Boko Haram Rebel Kills 15 in Northeast Nigeria

On Wednesday, doubtful members of the Islamist Boko Haram uprising killed around 15 people during an attack on a group of villages located in northeast Nigeria.
The village which lies on the periphery of the militarized city of Maiduguri, the heart of government in the northeast and the headquarters of efforts to overthrow Boko Haram and the related Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) rebellion. The battle has lasted for around a decade.
In spite of the Nigerian government’s declaration since late 2015 Boko Haram has been defeated; still, the militia is able to carry out attacks in and around Maiduguri and also around the northeast.
In the village of Kofa, a reporter found that around five people might have been burned inside their houses; since the bodies were found inside the burnt house. The village chief of adjoining Dalori mentioned that one person who was living inside the camp for dislodged people was also killed; whereas two residents of Bulabrin informed that around nine people have died there.
In a statement, Nigeria’s military stated that one nonmilitary person was found dead; since Boko Haram had plundered Dalori’s market, set fire to buildings. They started to escape when the soldiers started to approach the area.

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