About 400hundred women and children have been kidnapped from Damasak town in Borno State. This kidnapping is coming less than two weeks after the Defence Headquarters announced that it has recaptured the town.
Souleymane Ali,a resident of the town , who spoke with Reuters said the sect members killed about 50 people before abducting the women and children during the recent attack.
“They took 506 young women and children (in Damasak). They killed about 50 of them before leaving. We don’t know if they killed others after leaving, but they took the rest with them.”he said
The Defence Headquarters has not made any official statement yet.