Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Saturday visited 6 hunters injured as result of landmines attack by Boko Haram while on patrol along Sambisa forest receiving treatment at hospital.
About 7 of them died instantly, while 16 others sustained various degrees of injuries.
Our correspondent reports that the hunters were on patrol after receiving an alert of Boko has rustled cattle from a near by village.
The Commissioner of Sports and Empowerment, Hon. Sainna Buba said, 11 out of the 16 injured have been discharged after receiving treatment at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital.
Zulum arrived from Abuja on Saturday after attending a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and Director General of NEMA, Air Vice Marshall Muhammadu Muhammad (Rtd).