Boko Haram struck in Lantewa community, set up check point

February 21, 2020
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Boko Haram terrorists on Friday night struck in Lantewa community in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of Yobe State.

Reports indicated that the terrorists who attacked Lantewa village also mounted a check point at Kaliyari Community.

Kaliyari village is about 75 kiliometres from Damaturu where the insurgents blocked the road and forcefully ordered motorists to present their Identity cards.

Report further indicated that a victim among the people that were stopped and searched said that he suspected that the terrorists were looking for people who had government or security Identity cards.

It was also said that the insurgents operated freely for about two hours and abducted two vigilantes who ran into them while the operation was going on.

There’s no statement yet from military authorities at the time of this report.

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