Many reportedly killed as Boko Haram members attack Maiduguri

Many persons have reportedly been killed after Boko Haram members attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital this evening February 23.   HumAngle reports that the sect members stormed the Kaleria area close to the University of Maiduguri, firing multiple rockets and killing dozens of persons.   Many persons are said to have sustained serious injuries from the attack.   Unconfirmed reports claim worshippers at a mosque on ”Layin Bori” street in the area may have been killed in the attack.   The military has deployed gun trucks to the area.

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Boko Haram allegedly kidnaps 35 passengers on Damaturu-Maiduguri road

Boko Haram insurgents on Friday December 18, allegedly kidnapped 35 commuters travelling along Damaturu-Maiduguri road.   The Cable reported that the insurgents appeared in military uniforms, mounted a roadblock on the highway with five Hilux vans before attacking a large convoy of commuters near Garin Kuturu in Jakana at about 5 pm and taking them away.   A military source told the publication;   “The passengers first sighted a burning fire, but they thought it was bush burning, not knowing that they had already ambushed a Dangote’s truck driver and set it ablaze.…

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