- Boko Haram terrorists have killed more than 100 residents of Dalori village in Borno state
- The attack on the small village in the Northeastern part of the country lasted at least 4 hours
- Over 70 bodies were deposited at the Maiduguri General Hospital, Borno state
More than 100 people were killed by Boko Haram terrorists in a deadly attack on Dalori village in Borno state. According to the Nigerian army, the insurgents used different ways to kill the innocent indigenes of the small village.
As the Nigerian troops battled suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday, January 3o in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, it was also later that same day that “insurgents came in two Golf cars, motorcycles, started opening fire and burning houses,” in the night to kill some residents of Dalori village.
In the afternoon of today Sunday, January 31, the military added that it was not just a direct attack on the people that the Boko Haram members used, that they also deployed 3 different suicide bombers to blow themselves up before the residents could escape.
Premium Times learnt that the terrorists were on rampage for almost 4 hours in which as many as 100 of the innocent residents were killed. Information also had it that 35 dead bodies were initially brought to the Maiduguri Specialist Hospital, while another 70 were later deposited to become 105 dead bodies.
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The number of those that sustained various degrees of injuries was put at least 100.
According to the Nation, one Hassan Aliyu, a member of the Civilian in Maiduguri, he said:
“Even as at last night, the people that died were more than one hundred. I am sure many may have died today. Anybody that tells you that the figure is less than one hundred is just not saying the truth.”
One Alhaji Dambatta who is also a member of the Civilian-JTF told newsmen that some dead bodies were yet to be evacuated from Dalori village as all those who died as a result of the suicide bombings have not been discovered.
Alhaji Dambatta said: “The casualty is beyond our imagination and most of those that were injured are in very critical conditions. Many of them may not survive because of the degree of injuries.”
The deputy governor of Borno state Usman Durkwa who paid a condolence visit to the Maiduguri Specialists Hospital directed the authorities of the hospital to treat all victims as the government of Borno state would foot the bills.