Terrorists kill 24 in Adamawa community, burnt all the churches in the village.

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed about 24 villagers in Dabna community, Hong Local Council of Adamawa State and ruthlessly wounded many during an early hour raid yesterday.

Scores have reportedly fled their ancestral homes for safety due to the attack.

A witness told The Guardian that the outlaws bombarded the community at the wee hours of yesterday.

The District Head of Dabna, Simon Yakub, confirmed that 24 dead bodies had been recovered and that one person was seriously injured.

He added that the terrorists burnt all the churches in the village.

A fleeing villager (name withheld) recounted that the “heavily armed” attackers killed many people, “even many of us who were lucky to escape with severe injuries.”

Also a source hinted that the people in Garka, the hometown of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, were not safe, as “about 18 dead bodies were discovered in the bush by military.”

Confirming the incident, the 23 Armoured Brigade Public Relations Officer (PRO,) Major Sani Mohammed, told The Guardian that he was waiting for the directive of the army headquarters to release details of the attack.

(OBSERVERSTIMES)