Boko Haram Burns 60 Houses In Adamawa

Boko Haram has burnt at least 60 houses in an attack on Ghumbili community in the Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. According to Yusuf Muhammed, the Chairman of Madagali Local Government Council, said the attack lasted from 11pm on Wednesday to 3am on Thursday. He said they looted foodstuff, killing livestock and burning down the village completely.

Muhammed said that the exact number of dead and injured people had yet to be ascertained and that villagers who escaped the attack were currently taking refuge at Gulak, the headquarters of the council.

Othman Abubakar, spokesman of the police command in Adamawa, also confirmed the attack but said no life was lost.

However ,Haruna Furo, Executive Chairman of the Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency, said only one person was killed and that many houses were destroyed.

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