Members of the Boko Haram sect on Saturday attacked a village in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing six persons and abducting 13 others.

A member of the youth vigilance group, Civilian JTF, who spoke anonymously to The Punch said on phone that the attackers rode on four motorcycles.

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He said the incident occurred around 5a.m, adding that the insurgents entered some homes killed six people, kidnapped 13 others and left many wounded.

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He said: “The hoodlums were in Kuburubu village today (Saturday), riding four motorbikes, they were eight in number and armed with guns.

“They attacked the village at about 5 am when everyone was still sleeping. They killed six persons and abducted about 13 others which they led into the bush.”

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He said seven women, five teenage boys, and a teenage girl were abducted.

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