No fewer than 29 fishermen in Mukdolo village along Dikwa-Ngala Road have been killed by suspected Boko Haram terrorists while fishing in the Lake Chad region.
Mukdolo village is in Gamboru-Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State, a Nigeria-Cameroon border town along the fringes of Lake Chad.
Sources in Ngala confirmed that the fishermen were killed while on fishing and wood-cutting activities on Wednesday evening by terrorists riding on motorcycles.
According to the sources, the terrorists started shooting sporadically killing 29 while seven others barely escaped with degrees of injuries.
“The terrorists asked the victims to lie down. Thereafter, they used their fishing net and wrapped the victims before they started torturing them. After they became unconscious, they opened fire on them and killed all 29 of them.
“The bodies were recovered in search and rescue operation by troops who received the news from victims that fled the attack,” a military source confirmed.