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BREAKING: Many Feared Dead As Boko Haram Attacks Church

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have attacked the Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria Church (Church of the Brethren) at Pemi village in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, killing at least five persons, Igbere TV has learnt.

According to SR, the ugly incident occurred on Friday when the attackers also burnt down many houses, cars, and motorcycles in the community.

A source told SR that the gunmen set the church on fire and waited until it burnt down before they left.

He said the terrorists struck around 6 pm, though information about the incident did not reach the military until 9pm.

The source added that fleeing villagers spent the night out in the cold till this morning.

It was gathered that the gunmen also invaded Debro community, shooting sporadically.

The attack comes exactly a year after six people were killed and three wounded by Boko Haram insurgents in Kwaaagilim village, also in Chibok Local Government Area.

-IGBERETVNEWS

More than 40,000 people have been killed and nearly 3 million displaced in a decade of Boko Haram terror activities in the country.

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