As usual, some female suicide bombers made their way into communities at the outskirts of Maiduguri and wrecked havoc. several people died in the exposions and residents along Jiddari and Sabon Gari Polo were scared to flee their houses in the night.
Sabon Gari Polo
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Today is calm and people are recovering from the aftershocks of yeatsrday's attacks around Molai.
Boko Haram insurgency has been raging across the North East since 2009 but it is largely confined to Borno State today. What measure, in your honest opinion, can the State and Borno community take to stop this crises and defeat the terrorists?
The Boko Haram insurgency is an unconventional war that takes troops into civilian areas and this makes it difficult for the troops. The usually go into remote villages to purge them of the terrorists who hold the local people hostage and live amongst them.Credit:
A dead terrorit somewhere in Borno. This is a typical Boko Haram fighter; dirty and dressed in ragsCredit:
Boko Haram makes intensive use of communication gadgets like satellite phones and radio.Credit:
Several Bornovillages have vanish in this war; the terrorists consistently used them as hiding places to camouflage as civilians... so much so that at the end, the civilians are evacuated and the whole places destroyed to deprive Boko haram ofhiding places.Credit:
The terrorists use Motorcycles in taking terror to the villages of Borno. Some of the cycles are smuggled across the border while many were stolen from villagers.Credit:
The size of Borno, its porpous borders and the fact that the terrorists never stay in a definate place makes this war extra tedious.Photography
Local Volunteers have contributed immensely in the war against Boko Haram... the Civilian JTF, Local hunters and Vigilante groups and constantly at the war front.Credit:
The loss of human lives is huge and awfull. Genocidal massacres have be severally perpetrated in the course of this war.Credit:
Informed views and opinions on the insecurity in Borno
The resilience of the people of Borno State is unprecedented given the sustained attacks by the insurgents and how the people persevered and continued with their daily lives.A. M. Mele
Boko Haram is one of the most brutal and savage terrorist group in recent history.Anonymous
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