Borno killing: 10 women still missing, 16 IDP killed – Amnesty

Obinwannem News Borno killing: 10 women still missing, 16 IDP killed - Amnesty

Global Rights group, Amnesty International, has said out of the 43 rice farmers who were ‘butchered’ by the Boko Haram terrorsts in the Kwashaba rice farm, 10 women are still missing.

In a tweet Sunday morning, Amnesty further stated that 16 out of the slain 43 farmers were actually Internally Displaced Persons.

The Rights group who asked the terrorist group to renounce their unlawful campaign of violence agaisnt civilians, also warned the Federal government of Nigeria to ensure perpetrators of such crimes are brought to book.

The tweet read in part, “Boko Haram and other armed groups must renounce their unlawful and vicious campaign of violence against civilians.

“The Nigerian authorities, for their part, must do more to protect civilians and bring the perpetrators of all such attacks to justice.

“Amnesty International’s findings show that, of the 43 farmers slaughtered by Boko Haram yesterday, 16 were Internally Displaced Persons resident at Farm Centre IDP Camp while 10 women working in Kwashabe rice farm are still missing after the attack.”

Obinwannem News gathered that the bodies of the victims have been taken to Zabarmari village, two kilometres away, where they would be kept ahead of burial.

Nwada Ugochinyere Onyechere reporting, Obinwannem News

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