Thirty Innocent Persons Killed, Women And Children Abducted As Boko Haram Attacks Passengers
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have killed at least 30 persons after attacking passengers in Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
Information released by Dogo Shettima, an aide to Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state said the passengers were en route to Maiduguri and that the attack happened around 10pm on Sunday.
They had stopped over at Auno as a result of the blockade of the road into the state capital, according to residents.
The insurgents burnt about 18 vehicles during the attack.
They were also said to have abducted many persons, including women and children.
Shettima said Zulum visited the scene on Monday morning and restated the commitment of relevant authorities to ending the insurgency.
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