Boko Haram Kills Nearly 200 In 48 Hours Of Nigeria Slaughter

Date: 05-07-2015 6:59 am (5 years ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
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Boko Haram carried out a fresh wave of massacres in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, locals said, killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence President Muhammadu Buhari blasted as “inhuman and barbaric”.

The militants have staged multiple attacks across restive Borno state since Wednesday, gunning down worshippers at evening Ramadan prayers, shooting women in their homes, and dragging men from their beds in the dead of night.

A young female suicide bomber also killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in Borno. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, Boko Haram has used both men and young women and girls as human bombs in the past.

And as night fell, Nigerian troops battled “hordes of Boko Haram gunmen” who seemed set on attacking the state capital Maiduguri, the birthplace of the extremist Islamist movement.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest wave of killings… describing them as most inhuman and barbaric,” the presidency said in a statement.

The bloodshed is the worst since Buhari came to power in May, vowing to root out the insurgency that has claimed more than 15,000 lives.
“They killed six people in the village and they chased the inhabitants into the bush, firing at them… 25 people were killed in the bush,” he said.

Another survivor, Adamu Bulus, confirmed 31 people had been murdered.

It was the fourth time that Boko Haram had attacked the village in the past year, local youth worker Sunday Wabba told AFP, describing how they “killed everyone on sight”.
On Friday, fresh details of the killings emerged from a resident of Kukawa, near lake Chad, the worst-affected village.

Baana Kole told AFP that he and others had managed to escape into the bush where they spent the night, before returning to bury the dead, only to find that the militants had laid mines everywhere.

“Some residents who hid in trees saw them planting the mines and alerted us when we returned to the village and started burying our dead,” he said.

“So many dead bodies are still in Kukawa lying unattended. We had to abandon them because we could not carry them with us.”

“The bomber was a girl aged around 15 who was seen around the mosque when worshippers were preparing for the afternoon prayers,” Danlami Ajaokuta, a vigilante assisting the military against Boko Haram, told AFP.

“People asked her to leave because she had no business there and they were not‎ comfortable with her in view of the spate of suicide attacks by female Boko Haram members.

“She made to leave‎ but while the people were inside the mosque for the prayers she ran from a distance into the mosque and blew herself up,” he added — an account corroborated by resident Gajimi Mala.

– Boko Haram has ‘re-grouped’ –

They “picked 13 men from selected homes and took them to the Eid prayer ground outside the village where they opened fire on them,” resident Baballe Mohammed said, adding 11 died and two managed to escape.

He and another resident said the victims had been targeted because they had fled their home village after Boko Haram tried to force them to join their ranks.

Then on Friday evening, local vigilantes said Nigerian troops were battling Boko Haram fighters in Zabarmari village, only 10 kilometres (six miles) from Maiduguri, trying to prevent an apparent rebel attempt to enter the city.

With heavy gunfire and more than 10 loud explosions reported, local resident Zanna Shehuri told AFP, “Boko Haram are now in Zabarmari trying to come into Maiduguri but are facing stiff resistance from soldiers.”

The armed group has intensified its campaign of violence since Buhari came to power on May 29, launching raids, explosions and suicide attacks that have claimed over 450 lives.

The spike in violence has sparked concern that earlier victories claimed by the armies of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon in the region are being eroded.

The four countries — all of which border Lake Chad, a focal point of Boko Haram unrest — launched offensives against the militants early this year as it became apparent that the armed group was making big gains in Nigeria.

They managed to push the militants out of captured towns and villages, but the recent attacks highlight that Boko Haram is not defeated.

A new regional fighting force comprising 8,700 troops from Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon and Benin is due to deploy at the end of the month.


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Posted: at 5-07-2015 06:59 AM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
- livingstone80 at 5-07-2015 07:15 AM (5 years ago)
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now,who is better?evil mind buhari or weak jonathan?
Posted: at 5-07-2015 07:15 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- livingstone80 at 5-07-2015 07:20 AM (5 years ago)
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now,who is better?evil mind buhari or weak jonathan?
Posted: at 5-07-2015 07:20 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- PoliticxGuru at 5-07-2015 07:28 AM (5 years ago)
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wasted generation
Posted: at 5-07-2015 07:28 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- oloche1984 at 5-07-2015 07:52 AM (5 years ago)
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and Buhari and apc keep saying they are winning the war against terrorist. However, base on the happening, one can logically conclude that the helpless civilians are being considered as terrorist here while Buhari/apc and their boko haram army are winnig the war. The boko boys will later be rewarded with an armnesty which the presidency had set the mechinary in motion to discuss with them. may God save us in Jesus Name!
Posted: at 5-07-2015 07:52 AM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- dis4real at 5-07-2015 08:33 AM (5 years ago)
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Na waaaaaa ooooooooooo
Posted: at 5-07-2015 08:33 AM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- beneno at 5-07-2015 08:34 AM (5 years ago)
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RIP to the dead
Posted: at 5-07-2015 08:34 AM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- XTnote at 5-07-2015 08:45 AM (5 years ago)
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Boko boys no dey tire sef, who dey supply them arms sef?
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- Abubu86 at 5-07-2015 09:32 AM (5 years ago)
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Ya Allah! Destroy boko haram and their sponsors
Posted: at 5-07-2015 09:32 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Deltaboy1 at 5-07-2015 11:52 AM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: Abubu86 on  5-07-2015 09:32 AM
Ya Allah! Destroy boko haram and their sponsors
who is ya allah ?
Posted: at 5-07-2015 11:52 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Ritabrenice at 5-07-2015 11:59 AM (5 years ago)
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A̶̲̥̅♏ short of words
Posted: at 5-07-2015 11:59 AM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- echeeche at 5-07-2015 12:04 PM (5 years ago)
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Nigerians need Gods mercy
Posted: at 5-07-2015 12:04 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- Troublemenot at 5-07-2015 12:20 PM (5 years ago)
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sai baba
Posted: at 5-07-2015 12:20 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- SOGaiya at 5-07-2015 12:27 PM (5 years ago)
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Far 4m us dis cruelty oh God
Posted: at 5-07-2015 12:27 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Asekuntile at 5-07-2015 04:32 PM (5 years ago)
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kilode o ga oo ...
Posted: at 5-07-2015 04:32 PM (5 years ago) | Newbie
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- chealseafc at 5-07-2015 05:13 PM (5 years ago)
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i think GEJ is to be blamed here.
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Posted: at 5-07-2015 05:13 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- royalsam450 at 5-07-2015 06:45 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: livingstone80 on  5-07-2015 07:20 AM
now,who is better?evil mind buhari or weak jonathan?


You are mad badly idiot of your type both yoruba and igbo will never eat from the good seed of this country
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- royalsam450 at 5-07-2015 06:52 PM (5 years ago)
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Quote from: oloche1984 on  5-07-2015 07:52 AM
and Buhari and apc keep saying they are winning the war against terrorist. However, base on the happening, one can logically conclude that the helpless civilians are being considered as terrorist here while Buhari/apc and their boko haram army are winnig the war. The boko boys will later be rewarded with an armnesty which the presidency had set the mechinary in motion to discuss with them. may God save us in Jesus Name!

You idiot why u no call ur father make him go fight boko haram as buhari nover do any thing for your mind person way just come now now no be person dey their befor u better shut up
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- EmekaBlue at 5-07-2015 09:29 PM (5 years ago)
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dullardinho neva do shit abt this...he wash his supporters fa..
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- winace at 5-07-2015 10:17 PM (5 years ago)
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Dis is worst than d 6yrs of Jona put together.
Posted: at 5-07-2015 10:17 PM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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