Seventeen members of the Boko Haram terrorist group were killed on Wednesday evening by youth vigilance group in Lahou village, Borno state.
Speaking to our correspondent from the attacked village, near Ngulde in Askira-Uba local government area, about 70 Kilometres to Biu, the biggest town in the southern part of Borno state, the leader of the youth vigilance group in the area, Apagu Bitrus said the terrorists attacked Lahou at about 4pm on Wednesday but met their Waterloo “as our men were able to overpower them.”
Apagu bustling with enthusiasm said:
“We slew 17 militants on Wednesday evening as they invaded Lahou village and equally seized two vehicles from them.”
He revealed that the attackers were all between the ages of 12 and 17 years.