No fewer than 43 people have been killed in attacks carried out by Boko Haram just as President Muhammadu Buhari and other regional leaders were holding a meeting about how to deal with the terror threat.
Dozens of rebels on motorcycles stormed Matangale, Buraltima and Dirmanti towns in restive Borno State, firing on villagers and looting and burning homes, residents told French News Agency AFP.
The attacks were carried out shortly after police said three female suicide bombers died during a failed mission carried out near Maiduguri, capital of Borno State, the epicentre of the group’s deadly insurgency.
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