Boko Haram militants killed 11 people in an attack on Gamboru, northeast Nigeria, as hundreds of Islamists flooded the town following the withdrawal of Chadian troops, witnesses said Thursday.
Three residents of Fotokol, a town in Cameroon but effectively attached to Gamboru, said the rebel onslaught began on Wednesday and there were indications that Boko Haram intended to occupy Gamboru again.
"Boko Haram gunmen returned on motorcycles to Gamboru yesterday... and shot dead eight people," said Mudi Dankaka in an account supported by others, adding that three more people were killed Thursday morning.
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