Over 60 Nigerians Killed In Bombing Of IDP Camps, Boko Haram Raids, Dozens Injured

Boko Haram leader at Eid in Sambisa this September

SaharaReporters has learned that two separate attacks by terrorist group Boko Haram have killed more than fifty people since Monday, according to preliminary estimates.

Sources speaking with SaharaReporters confirmed that the two assaults by Boko Haram took place on Monday February 8th and yesterday on February 9th.

According to sources speaking with our correspondent, female suicide bombers murdered forty-five people and injured dozens yesterday in a Borno IDP camp. SaharaReporters could not obtain official numbers of dead or injured at the time of publication.

The bomb attack on Tuesday hit a camp for people displaced by the militancy of Boko Haram terrorist group some 85 km (50 miles) outside Maiduguri, which is the capital of Nigeria’s Borno state, military and emergency officials said on Wednesday. Read more from this source

Boko Haram terrorists also raided communities in the Damboa Local Government Area (LGA) on Monday, killing at least seven people. News of this attack is just surfacing because of poor phone network in that area.