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Monday, 3 March 2014

Boko Haram Strikes Again , As Death Toll In Maiduguri Twin Blasts Increases

Another set of Boko Haram insurgents wreaked havoc in  Mainok,  a village about 50 kilometres   from Maiduguri, Borno State. The insurgents did not only sack the entire village, they killed no fewer than 39 residents. The British Broadcasting Corporation reported that  buildings in  the village  were still on fire while bodies were lying in front of a  mosque waiting to be buried as of Sunday morning.
An eyewitness,who did not give his name,    said,  “They (insurgents) started shooting everywhere, they started burning all the houses in the village. “I don’t think that there is any house that is standing in the village and they have killed at least 39 people  . “These people have guns – AK47, RPGs and so on;  they can come and attack anybody and kill, including women and children, they kill everybody that can see them.”This (Sunday) morning, we counted 39 bodies. “As of  10am today(Sunday), many buildings were still in flames. Almost all the village with hundred of houses have been destroyed by the rampaging insurgents. “I saw dead bodies in front of the Central Mosque of the village waiting to be buried. The primary school in the village has been burnt.   Some vehicles and shops were also burnt. The Boko Haram members were said to  be  on a reprisal  against members of the Volunteer Vigilance Group known as the civilian JTF for informing the military of their activities. Meanhwile the death toll of theose killed in the twin bomb blasts that rocked Maiduguri yesterday have increased from 35 - 52 Punch News.

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