Gov. Kashim Shettima inspecting Budum market after Boko Haram insurgents attacked the market
Alhaji Ali's attackers numbering 3 also shot and killed his 9 years old daughter. A neighbor's daughter was also caught in the cross fire. Family sources claimed she sustained serious injuries.
Since its resurgence about a year ago, the northeasatern Nigeria based islamist sect has targetted and killed several districts heads, islamic scholars, local officials and security agents in a campaign of violence.