Daily Trust

Boko Haram fighters kill 18 in Adamawa

- From Amina Abdullahi & Kabiru Anwar, Yola

There was tension in Garka, a village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, after a Boko Haram attack in a neighbouri­ng village.

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, hails from Garka.

Residents of Garka are currently living in fear following the killing of at least 18 persons at neigbhouri­ng Dabna village.

gathered that the incident happened in the wee hours of Wednesday.

One of the residents said half of the people living there

Daily Trust had migrated to neighbouri­ng villages.

The villager also confirmed that there were concerns that the attackers could head to Garka.

Local sources reported that Thursday, July 8, 2021 military fighter jets hovered over the villages and engaged the attackers.

Efforts made to reach 23 Armoured Brigade’s spokesman, Major Mohammed Haruna Sani, proved abortive.

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