Members of dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram on Monday slit the throats of a village chief and his son, after attacking sleeping villagers of Talari in Borno State, Premium Times report.
A member of the Vigilante group of Nigeria in Borno State, Abass Gava confirmed the incident.
He said the terrorists shot two villagers who tried to escape.
“The gunmen invaded the village in the early hours of Monday and they stormed the home of the village head, Ba’ Lawan, where they slaughtered him and his son.
“After killing the village head and his son, they burnt his home down and as the villagers began to run for their lives, the gunmen opened fire on them killing two persons, while many of them escaped with injuries,” he said.
He said the village is between Kilakia village and Chibok in Damboa local government area.
The sect had boasted about carrying out more attacks and abducting President Muhammadu Buhari in their latest video.