Boko Haram beheads 43 rice farmers in Koshebe village of Borno State

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Boko Haram beheads 43 rice farmers in Koshebe village of Borno State.

Suspected Boko Haram members have reportedly beheaded 43 farmers in Borno state.

Investigative journalist Babajide Otioju has confirmed the incidence of 43 farmers been beheaded in Koshebe village, Jere local government, Borno state.

According to Babajide, 43 farmers from Koshebe village, near Zabamari in Borno State were beheaded by Boko Haram.

He continued that, the lawmaker representing Jere local government confirmed the incident in a phone conversation.

The situation has putting the whole village in worry state as they dont know who might be the next victim.

In a post on twitter he said;

I just spoke with a lawmaker representing Jere local government, Borno state. He confirmed that 43 farmers were indeed beheaded in Koshebe village, near Zabamari. Sad day for our country.

According to HumaAngle, the attack happened on Saturday evening, November 28 in Zambarmari, a community that is less than 20km from Maiduguri, the state capital.

”Boko Haram beheads 43 farmers in one of the most horrific mass murders in the history of the insurgency. HumAngle learned the barbaric incident happened this evening in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

The bodies of the 43 victims, all of whom had their throats slit, arrived Zabarmari. Residents, however, insisted they would not be buried until the state governor saw their bodies. Zabarmari is located in Jere LGA, approximately 20 km from the garrison city of Maiduguri.”

Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti says according to a report by BBC Hausa, the farmers were harvesting their rice produce when they were attacked.

 

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