Information from AFP and made available to Oceanicnews has it that the dreaded Bokoharam jihadists killed over Fulani herdsmen in a gun duel in Fuhe village, Borno state.
It was reported that the insurgents invaded the village and in a bid to steal livestocks, attacked the herders before the later responded and decided to pursue and fight the insurgents “once and for all”.
“The insurgents killed 19 of the herdsmen in the fight,” anti-jihadist militia leader Umar Kachalla told AFP.
“The herdsmen were subdued by the better-armed Boko Haram gunmen,” he said.
According to Abubakar Yusuf an Ngala resident, “Jihadists returned to Fuhe village and burnt homes and food supplies while herders fled.”