Nigerian army has rebuked claims by United Nations that 110 farmers lost their lives in the recent Borno Massacre that shocked the country.
In a statement by the Defence Director of Information, Maj. Gen. John Eneche on Channels TV on November 30, the army insisted that only 43 persons were killed by Boko Haram terrorists as against the 110 claimed by the United Nations.
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Maj. Gen. Eneche stated that what the military have so far counted with the locals is 43 bodies. He noted that the military is still searching for dead bodies, while also admitting that some people ran into the bush during the attack.