29 People

Announcement Date: 14th July 2016

Date Killed: 14-July-2016

Place Killed: Boko Haram militants also attacked two other Christian villages in the Borno State, the community of Dille and surrounding villages of Askira Uba

Circumstance: Last Monday, Boko Haram militants also attacked two other Christian villages in the Borno State and killed at least 29 people and left many others injured. According to the Daily Post, the militants stormed the community of Dille and surrounding villages of Askira Uba with AK-47s and petrol bombs. 

Residents told the news source that the death toll could have been higher but a number of citizens fled the town. The community of Dille was also victimized by a Boko Haram attack, where militants killed 14 residents and burned down three churches.