Saturday, July 6, 2013

Boko Haram attacks and kills students in a boarding school in Yobe State

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According to recent reports by a local online site, Premium Times, the Nigerian military has increased the casualty figure in the dastardly raid on a boarding secondary school in Yobe state to 29. It was earlier reported that 20 students and a teacher were killed when gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram members, attacked the school.

The spokesman of the Joint Task Force in Yobe, Eli Lazarus, confirmed the updated casualty figure in an email to PREMIUM TIMES.

He said gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Terrorists attacked Government Secondary School Mamudo, near Potiskum Town in the early of Saturday.

He also said 4 students sustained injuries and are in “critical condition.”

Mr. Lazarus said no arrest has been made while a “cordon and search operation” is ongoing in the general area.

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