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Number of death in latest Boko Haram attack on Borno State in Nigeria rose to eighty-one on Wednesday, with authorities stating that 13 persons are still critically injured from the attack.
Lately reports suggested that sixty-nine persons died on Tuesday after Boko Haram fighters attacked Zowo, a village in Gubio town of Borno State, however, latest figures show that more deaths were recorded in the early hours of Wednesday.
Seven individuals were also reportedly kidnapped in the onslaught which took place late in the night.
The insurgents stormed the village in large numbers shooting sporadically and killing many in sight.
The terrorists also set the village on fire on their way out.
More than a thousand cows were confirmed to be rustled while hundreds of other livestock were either shot to death or burnt alive.