Boko Haram Fighters Attack Convoy Of Pilgrims


DEJAGABAN.COM-Reports said A convoy of pilgrims on their way to celebrate the Eid-El-Kabir festival in Maiduguri, were ambushed by suspected Boko Haram forces, leaving one person dead.

The convoy was reported to be travelling on Saturday from Monguno to Maiduguri, a distance of about 137 km, to celebrate Sallah when gunmen opened fire.

According to an eyewitness, the driver of one vehicle was killed, and two women and a child in his vehicle were injured.

The convoy included vehicles laden with rams, animals to be used for the festival, which were seized by the insurgents.



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