Scores feared dead as Boko Haram attack Borno State

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Scores were feared dead on Thursday night after Boko Haram sect launched a late evening attack on Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge local government area of Borno State, sources said.

It has been disclosed that the village attacked was where hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and humanitarian workers are camping.

“We got the report that Rann was being attacked at about 7pm and that many persons may have been affected but no one can clearly say the number of dead casualty,” the source said.

“We have to wait till morning before one could tell exactly what happened there,” he added.

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