A gang of fleeing Boko Haram terrorists have killed seven policemen and four residents of Bayamari community in Yobe.
Confirming the incident on Wednesday in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, Audu Yahaya, a Civilian JTF assisting the Army fight insurgency disclosed that the terrorists killed seven villagers and four policemen; while trying to protect the community from being overrun with casualties.
He said the terrorists, after fleeing troops’ aggressive onslaught, launched attack on Bayamari village Tuesday by 12:15pm.
According to him, the fallen policemen paid the supreme price; while attempting to protect the villagers from terrorists’ attack.
Adding that the terrorists launched their attack from their newly-established camps in the Malari Zango River Forest.
Other new hideouts include Degltura, Kayidiri, Garinb Liman, Gumsari Gagala and Gorrgo in Yunusari Local Government Area.”
He said that recently the terrorists had been fleeing Bama, Gwoza, Damboa and the Lake Chad region, where military operations are ongoing.
He said the fleeing and relocations of insurgents, was to seek permanent refuge on fringes of Sambisa Forest.