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BREAKING!! Unrest In Borno As Boko Haram Beheads 44 Farmers

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Unrest In Borno As Boko Haram Beheads 44 Farmers


The farmers were attacked by Boko Haram on a rice farm, residents said.

Unknown gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists have killed at least At least 44 rice farmers while harvesting their crops; a lawmaker represents the constituency reports.

It was gathered that the farmers were attacked as they were working on a rice field at Garin Kwashebe, Zabarmari.

The farmers were attacked on Saturday as residents of the state were voting to elect local government council officials, for the first time in 13 years.

The sources said the farmers “were rounded up and summarily slaughtered by the armed insurgents”.

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Hassan Zabarmari, a former chairman of a rice farmers association in Borno State, confirmed the incident.

“It was a sad incident that took place at about 11 a.m today,” he said Saturday. “The farmers were attacked at the Garin-Kwashebe rice field, and according to reports reaching us since afternoon, about 40 of them were killed.”

“But we have been receiving conflicting information on the casualty figures – some said it was up to 50 farmers that were slaughtered.

A member of House Representatives, Ahmed Satomi, who represents Jere Federal constituency, also confirmed the incident.

“It was a very sad development that happened today at Zabarmari rice field general area,” he said.

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“Farmers and fishermen were killed in cold blood. We have so far received 44 corpses from the farms and we are preparing for their burials tomorrow by God’s grace.”

The lawmaker said the farmers “were attacked because they had on Friday disarmed and arrested a Boko Haram gunman who had been tormenting them.”

Details later…



BREAKING!! Unrest In Borno As Boko Haram Beheads 44 Farmers

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