3 Civil Servants Killed, 5 Women Abducted in Yobe’s Terrorist Attack

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Three Civil servants were slaughtered
and 5 women abducted by men of Boko Haram in
Gujba local government area of Yobe state at about
6pm Friday.

The victims were civil servants who had travelled to
Damaturu the state capital to withdraw their monthly
salary since there was no functional bank nor ATM in
Gujba town due to the activities of Boko Haram
which had paralaysed economic activities in the area.

Gujba local government has come under several
attack by the insurgents in recent time some of
which is the killing of many students
at the College of Agriculture Gujba, and also that of
federal Government college. since then the local
government has been a ghost of itself.

Scores of people have also been slaughered on the
road linking Gujba to Borno state.

According to one of the family of the victim, who
confirmed that his brother was one of those
slaughtered and his corpse has been brought home
for burial today saturday.

” from what we heard from
one of the survivors that ran into the bush, Boko
Haram members waylaid them at the gate of College
of Agriculture Gujba, initially they thought they were
soldiers because they are putting on soldiers trousers
but it dawn on them when they were stopped and
order out of the vehicles and asked to lay down on
the road before they were robbed. And then 3 of
them were slaughtered before they ran into the bush
with about 5 women” he said.

As at the time of filling in this report, the spokesman
of the JTF could not be reach on phone to clarify on
the matter after several calls place on his phone did
not respond .



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