Borno villagers foil Boko Haram attack, kill insurgents
Residents of Kalabalge Village in Borno State on Tuesday fought off invading Boko Haram gunmen in an early morning attack, killing several of them with about 10 also caught alive.
The insurgents had repeatedly attempted to attack Kalabalge, an agro-nomad community near the Cameroon borders, but failed to gain entry into the village on each attempt.
Residents said the villagers had made security preparations around the village that made it impossible for the Boko Haram insurgents to succeed in attacking the village which also serves as the headquarters of Kalabalge Local Government Area of Borno.
“We have told them (Boko Haram) that they cannot take their attacks to our village because, we have taken measures both security wise and spiritually to prevent them”, said a vigilante member in the community who did not say his name when he spoke with PREMIUM TIMES…
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