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Fresh Boko Haram attack claims 15

Suspected members of the Boko Haram terrorists have killed no fewer than 15 persons in an attack on some villages close to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
However in Kofa village, one of the villages which came under attack on Wednesday evening, the insurgents killed the Imam of the village by setting him and four members of his family ablaze.
While residents were said to have fled the village during the attack, correspondent in Bornu learnt on Thursday that the cleric and his family had declined to leave the village.
Other villages attacked by Boko Haram terrorists group are Abba Malumti, Gozari, and Dalori II Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, all in Konduga local government area of the state.
A visit to Abba Malumti and Dalori II IDP camp where a total number of 10 persons were killed, witnesses also said many others who fled the villages might have drowned in a river.
Security operatives on ground were unable to confront the superior firepower of the terrorist who also outnumbered the security operatives.
It was gathered that over 200 insurgents reportedly came for the attack.
The police and relevant agencies have yet to issue any statement about the number of those killed in the attack.

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