Many Missing As Boko Haram attacks Geidam town in Yobe


Boko Haram attacks Geidam town in Yobe

Suspected members of Boko Haram Tuesday night attacked Geidam, a town in Yobe State.

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The attack was still on at press time, at about 6:30 p.m

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The gunshots by the insurgents triggered numerous residents to worry and run away into the bush while others hid in their houses.

A local, who managed to talk to Journalist  in a horrified voice, stated the gunshots were huge.

Boko Haram attacks Geidam town in Yobe

“The gunshot exterior is so much. I can’t talk now please,” the Geidam local stated.

The State police Public Relation Officer, Abdulkarim Dungus, told our correspondent that he heard the Divisional Policeman of Geidam shooting from his weapon when he attempted to contact him.

Boko Haram attacks Geidam town in Yobe

“I called my DPO in Geidam and he is likewise under fire. I could hear the gunshot from him. He has actually guaranteed to call back,” Mr Dungus, an assistant superintendent of authorities, said.

Geidam is about 200km from Damaturu, the Yobe State capital and one of the border towns between Nigeria and Niger Republic. It also shares a limit with Borno State from the north.

The town has been assaulted by Boko Haram a number of times resulting in loss of lives and home.

At the time of filing this report, many Villagers are still Missing


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