The latest figures from victims counting deaths in Bama since Boko Haram occupation in records at Tashama Bama in Maiduguri, the Bama escapees rally point, is 4,333 killed by Boko Haram. The count is made from new numbers updated when people escape to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno from occupied Bama. Boko Haram conquered Bama the first week of September this year.
Fleeing residents describe summarily executions at whim of Boko Haram of the governed citizens. Bama at the epicenter of the genocide is the second largest city in Borno state and has a population according to the 2006 census of 269,986, currently estimated at about 700,000.