Sunday, January 11, 2015

BOKO HARAM: District Head says no second attack on Baga

According to Today Internet Newspaper; The District head of Baga community, Alhaji Baba Abba Hassan has dismissed media reports of a second attack on Baga by Boko Haram terrorist which claimed 2,000 lives.

Alhaji Hassan, however, said hundreds of people were killed during last Saturday attack on the town. He said the corpses of those killed were still littered on the streets, most of the victims of the last attack were women and children whom the terrorist pursued into the bush.


Alhaji Hassan also stated that most of the residents of Baga have crossed into Niger and Chad republic, while others drowned in the lake.

He, however, reiterated that there was no fresh attack on Baga as widely spread by some foreign media, adding that the actual figure of those killed could not be ascertained.

Also, a senator representing Borno North in the National Assembly, Senator Maina Maaji Lawan told the BBC, Hausa service that the number of people killed and houses burnt is not yet known