Boko Haram kills 30 traders in Borno


No fewer than 30 innocent traders have been reported killed after bomb explosions rocked a local market in Borno State, according to local and vigilante sources.

A resident of Askira Uba who escaped from the market during the attack narrated that a suicide bomber suspected to be a Boko Haram terrorist disguised as a wheel barrow pusher at the peak of Linmakara weekly village market in Gwoza local government area.  The terrorist detonated explosives at the centre of the market killing not fewer than 30 traders with several others left with critical injuries.

A  local vigilante who does not want his name disclosed that ” a middle age man who disguised  to be pushing kuus-kuus (local wheelbarrow)  detonated it at the centre of the market at noon when people  were busy buying and selling.

“More than 30 traders were dead and several others injured at Limakara village on Friday,” he informed.

He also disclosed it was difficult connecting with the people from the area due to network problem.

Limakara is a remote village in the southern part of Borno State and 65 kilometres to Askira-Uba.

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