Friday, August 23, 2013

Boko Haram kills 35 in Borno village attack

Suspected members of Islamist extremist group Boko Haram have attacked
a village in Borno, killing at least 35 people and wounding 14, the
military said on Friday.
"Boko Haram people attacked the village on the ground that they have
refused to cooperate with them, that they refused their message,"
defence spokesman Brigadier General Chris Olukolade told AFP of the
incident in Dumba. "The report that was presented has it that 35
people were killed and 14 wounded."
The attack occurred on Monday, but the information had not become
public until Friday with phone lines cut in the region and the village
located in a remote area

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