Scores Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attacks

Thursday, June 5, 2014

ABUJA, NIGERIA (Worthy News)-- Heavily armed Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers shepherded Christians into a church apparently hiding for their safety before being slaughtered in the latest of fresh attacks in the northeastern Borno state of Nigeria.

At least six raids took place across northern Nigeria on Monday and Tuesday.

Scores of residents were killed by militants, said Peter Biye told CNN, a lawmaker who serves in the Nigerian lower parliament.

"We are still trying to compile a toll of the dead as people on the ground are still counting the number of casualties," said Biye.

Soldiers have been deployed to fight the Islamists who have taken control of at least seven villages, the lawmaker said.

In the predominately Christian village of Attagara, militants set fire to homes, a church and killed at least a dozen people, residents said.

With no communication in the region because of the destruction of mobile phone towers by militant groups, news of attacks and verification of death tolls have been difficult to obtain.

3 thoughts on “Scores Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attacks

  1. Genesis 12:1 - 3 HYHY Knows as Foretold Revelation 6:9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
    10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
    11 And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellowservants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. Matthew 10:28
    And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

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