Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Tag "Monguno"

    Many trapped as Boko Haram invades yet another village in Borno

Many trapped as Boko Haram invades yet another village in Borno

Some communities in Monguno local government area of Borno state are currently under Boko Haram attack, TheCable can report.A resident told TheCable that Boko Haram fighters stormed Kekeno, one of the affected villages around 6pm and engaged soldiers on ground in a gun battle.He said the attackers were well armed, adding that the exchange of gunfire had been on for [...]

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    Boko Haram explosives kill children in Borno

Boko Haram explosives kill children in Borno

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) abandoned by suspected Boko Haram insurgents killed scores of people in Monguno, a town in Borno state, on Tuesday.A security source confirmed the attack to TheCable, saying most of the victims were women and children."There is no clear information about the causalities but women and children were the main victims," he said.However, there are conflicting reports [...]

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    Amnesty’s allegation inaccurate and unfair, says DHQ

Amnesty’s allegation inaccurate and unfair, says DHQ

The defence headquarters has described as inaccurate and unfair, the allegation of Amnesty International that military authorities had prior warnings of Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno in Borno state, but failed to take action.The human rights watchdog had cited senior military sources and residents of the besieged towns in its report, alleging that the Nigerian military failed to [...]

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    Amnesty blames military for Baga attack

Amnesty blames military for Baga attack

The Nigerian military got prior warnings of Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno in Borno state, Amnesty International (AI) has revealed.The Baga attack as described as possibly the deadliest in the history of Boko Haram carnage, while the sect reportedly seized Monguno on Monday after a fierce battle with Nigerian troops.However, Nigerian troops warded off the terror group in Maiduguri and Konduga."Commanders at [...]

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