|Islamist Boko Haram Murder Children|
Two weeks ago Islamists killed 11 and scores of others left injured in Northern Eastern Nigeria. Seven students, two teachers and two insurgents were killed in the attack, according to official figure given by the military. President Goodluck Jonathan ordered the deployment of Some 2,000 soldiers to 3 northern states in May this year amid declaring state of emergency in those states when intense attacks by Boko Haram were killing civilians on regular basis. (nationalturk.com)
Muslims kill nearly 30 Christians, mostly students, in
northern Nigeria school: Many burned alive
Attacks on religious minorities by Muslims on the increase, as Islamists seek to push them out of the north.
Islamic militants attacked a boarding school in northeast Nigeria before dawn Saturday, killing 29 students and one teacher. Some of the pupils were burned alive in the latest school attack blamed on a radical terror group, survivors said. (Emphasis added.)
Parents screamed in anguish as they tried to identify the charred and gunshot victims. Farmer Malam Abdullahi found the bodies of two of his sons, a 10-year-old shot in the back as he apparently tried to run away, and a 12-year-old shot in the chest.Continuing:
Survivors at the Potiskum General Hospital and its mortuary said gunmen attacked Government Secondary School in Mamudo village, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Potiskum town at about 3 a.m. Saturday. The gunmen are believed to be from the Boko Haram sect whose name means "Western education is sacrilege." (sic)
They killed 29 students and an English teacher Mohammed Musa, who was shot in the chest according to another teacher, Ibrahim Abdu.
|Islamist Killers Boko Haram|