PHOTOS:30 killed,women abducted as Boko Haram attacks passengers near Maiduguri


At least 30 people were killed when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked passengers in Auno, a town 20 kilometres from Maiduguri, Borno state capital.
TheCable gathered that the passengers who were en route to Maiduguri were attacked around 10pm on Sunday.
They had stopped over at Auno as a result of the blockade of the road into the state capital, according to sources familiar with the incident.
Dogo Shettima, an aide to Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, said the insurgents burnt about 18 vehicles at the scene of the attack.
They were also said to have abducted many persons, including women and children.
Shettima said Zulum visited the scene on Monday morning and restated the commitment of relevant authorities to ending the insurgency


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