Hunters kill over 75 Boko Haram men, recapture Maiha town in Adamawa

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According to reports, about 75 Boko Haram men
were killed this week by local hunters in Maiha
town, which is about 25km from Mubi town in

Adamawa State.
The hunters also recaptured their town which
was captured by the insurgents this past
Monday. The local hunters, armed with rifles,
machetes, bows & arrows, ambushed the
insurgents as they came to fight with the
Nigerian military in their town and killed as many
of them as they could.
Following the attack, many residents of Maiha
fled to Yola over fears of reprisal attacks from
Boko Haram, who are known to re-group and
take revenge when their members are
slaughtered.
But the hunters and other vigilante groups say
they are no longer running, that they have
decided to stay and fight to keep their land and
family safe. Thousands of youths have since
signed up to confront Boko Haram insurgents in
the state.

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