Boko Haram Strikes Again, Kills 18 in Adamawa

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents have killed 18 people in Kuda-Kaya village of Madagali area in restive northeast Nigeria’s Adamawa State, local police authority said Friday.

The attack occurred around 10 p.m. local time on Thursday night, Othman Abubakar, the state police spokesperson told Xinhua in Yola, the state capital.

Abubakar also confirmed the arrest of a Boko Haram suspect by the Police in Gombi area of the state.

“We are still investigating the suspect to ascertain whether he is among the wanted Boko Haram leaders,” Abubakar said.