Reckless soldiers, civilians killed as Boko Haram attacks New Marte in Borno

April 8, 2015 1:09 pm

Many soldiers and civilians are feared dead after members
struck New Marte community in yesterday April 7th.

According to Sahara Reporters, a security officer revealed that the
armed sect members arrived the community in cars and sports utility
vehicles, attacked a military base in the community, and killed many
soldiers and civilian.

“They attacked as a heavy group, shooting at both civilians and
soldiers. Then one of their Golf cars laden with explosives sped and hit
one of our APC [anti-personnel carrier] tanks. The collision caused a
big explosion that killed many people and seriously injured many more.
Our soldiers killed a number of them. They were so many of them, ‎so
there was shooting from all angles. The multiple explosions led to the
deaths of dozens of both civilians and soldiers nearby,” the source

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