HomeLocal NewsPhotos of residents of Adamawa sleeping in bushes on Christmas Eve after fleeing Boko Haram attack
Photos of residents of Adamawa sleeping in bushes on Christmas Eve after fleeing Boko Haram attack
December 27, 2020
Home is no longer a safe place to be as residents in regions troubled Boko Haram terrorist group now seek refuge in the mountains and bushes.
A resident of Adamawa state, Evelyn Lazarus shared photos on Facebook of herself and some residents in the bush on Chritsmas Eve when Boko Haram terrorists were attacking Gardika town in Gombi local government area of Adamawa state.
It was gathered that the insurgents invaded the town through the major road linking the area with Biu in Borno state.
Residents were forced to flee the town into the bush and mountainous areas as the invading terrorists looted food items and burnt houses amidst sporadic shooting.
Another resident who identified herself as Rebecca disclosed that the insurgents stormed the town when the people were making last minutes preparations for Christmas.
“They came into the town with about five vehicles and moments they started sporadic shootings forcing the villagers to flee in the ensuing confusion. We could see them from afar in our hideouts as they continue to loot, ravage houses, pharmaceutical stores even as domestic animals were not left out.” she stated
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