Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly carried out a fresh attack in Chibok local government area of Borno state on Friday, January 3, according to a report by The Cable.
The news media reports that insurgents who attacked Payasatan Bilaburdar village claimed the lives of two siblings.
16-year-old Joel Fali and 14-year-old Kwakwi Fali were the siblings who lost their lives in the attack.
A 35-year-old farmer identified as Yusuf Yakubu also reportedly lost his life in the attack.
One of the residents of the village spoke about his experience of the attack which he said left about seven houses burnt.
Everybody started running for their lives when our village came under attack Friday night.
“Two of our school children, Joel and Kwakwi were killed within the shots fired. One of them from Junior Day Secondary School, and the other from Senior Secondary School. They are of same parents. Yusuf Yakubu, a farmer was killed too,” he said.
Another resident of the village said the insurgents had left before the arrival of the soldiers from the 117 task force battalion in Chibok.