March 3, 2014 | General News
35 Killed As Boko Haram Continues Killing Spree In Borno
This is certainly not a good time for the people of Borno state as Suspected Islamic Militants group, Boko Haram on Sunday night attacked and Killed at least 35 persons in Mafa Local government Area of Borno State, Pointblanknews.com gathered. The death toll arising from attacks within the last three days alone is put at 125 , making more residents to flee trouble spots The Boko Haram terrorist were said to have been numbering over 100 stormed Mafa town and stated shooting at every one on sight including women and Children The Police Commissioner in Borno State Lawal Tanko confirmed the incident today on phone but could not give details. " Yes there was an attack in Mafa yesterday but I don't have details now". But according to a fleeing resident Mohammed Kabiru " we counted 35 dead bodies including a woman today and three policemen. Most of the victims have since been buried according to Islamic injunctions " "The terrorist had invaded our Community last night in their numbers some of us were so lucky to we escaped in to the bush." Kabiru said.