Nigeria: Fünf Menschen sterben durch Landminen


Bei zwei Explosionen, die laut Medienberichten vermutlich von der Terrorgruppe Boko Haram verlegt wurde, sind insgesamt fünf Menschen gestorben. Die Opfer waren jeweils mit ihren Autos über einen der Sprengsätze gefahren und hatten diesen damit zum Explodieren gebracht. (auf Englisch)


(22.06.2017)

Quelle: Daily Monitor

Five people have been killed in a landmine explosion and a roadside ambush in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram , the civilian militia and police said Wednesday.

In the first incident, at least three loggers were killed when their truck ran over a landmine outside Abbari village in the Konduga district of Borno state on Tuesday.

"The truck hit the landmine at about 4:30 pm (1530 GMT) and went up in flames, killed all three loggers on board," said Ibrahim Liman, from the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF).

Babakura Kolo, Another member of the CJTF in Maiduguri, confirmed the incident, adding: "The mine was obviously placed by Boko Haram terrorists operating in the area."

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