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BREAKING: Boko Haram invades Hotel in Yobe, kill guests, burns school

Fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group have stormed Geidam, a town in Yobe state, killing 10 hotel guests.

They also burnt down Government Science and Technical School, in the town. According to residents, the sect members sneaked into the town on Wednesday night without firing a single shot.

They were said to have parked their motorbikes in a neighbouring community.

It was gathered the insurgents entered through the eastern part of the town and set Government Science and Technical School Geidam ablaze, killing one person at the school quarters.

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“They took us by surprise this time around; they entered in silence without firing shots or using vehicles.”

“Upon their entrance, they asked some of the residents to recite verses of the Qur’an before they either allowed them leave or get killed.” a source narrated what transpired during the attack.

Meanwhile, some residents are currently fleeing the town to avoid being trapped as was the case last year when the insurgents spent days in the community.

The Executive Chairman of Geidam Local Government, Ali Kolo, could not be reached for comments as of the time of filing this report, but his deputy, Musa Muhammed, confirmed the attack.

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