It was the end of the road for seven deadly Boko Haram members burning down a village as they were killed by hunters in Adamawa State.
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Seven Boko Haram terrorists have been reportedly killed by hunters drafted for the fight against insurgency at Ghantsa area of Makwan Village in Madagali local Government area of Adamawa state, This Day reports.
According to reports, the incident took place on Sunday around 12pm while the Boko Haramm members were burning houses and shooting sporadically at Makwanvillage a few kilometres to Gulak town of Madagali LGA.
Unknown to them, some hunters were lurking in the area and attacked them. Seven of them met their waterloo while some escaped with bullet wounds on their bodies into the bush.
Narrating how it happened, an eyewitness said while the Boko Haram members were busy burning houses and looting properties belonging to the villagers, some Fulanis quickly alerted the hunters who were manning their duty post some kilometres away from Ghantsa area of Makwan village.
He added that on hearing the news of the attack, the leader of the hunters, Mallam Bukar Jimeta, immediately mobilized his men to the area.
The source further explained that the hunters engaged the members of the gang in a cross-fire for close to two hours between 10pm and midnight on Saturday. They eventually overpowered the terrorists resulting in the killing of seven while one was caught alive with gunshot wounds but others escaped into the bush.
Also confirming the incident, Mallam Bukar Jimeta, the leader of the Hunters Association of Nigeria, said his men killed Boko Haram terrorists but refused to speak further on the issue.