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Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village
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Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village

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Suspected members of  Boko Haram on Sunday night invaded Kurmiri village of Titiwa Ward, about 15 kilometres away from Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno state and killed the Chief Imam of the village alongside four other persons.

Magumeri has witnessed series of deadly attacks in recent past including the ambush, killing and abduction of NNPC oil exploration workers, contracted staff of University of Maiduguri and 15 members Civilian JTF in Bornoyesu village of Council July this year.

The attackers according to investigation came into the Village armed with Ak47 rifles, knives and machetes, but decided to execute their mission on their victims using knives, because using gun shots and the sounds will alert many residents to repel the attacks, even though, sources said, one of the attackers was arrested.

Confirming the attack, the Caretaker Chairman of Magumeri Local Government Area, Alhaji Abubakar Abdulkadir said, “Chief Imam of Kurmiri village and four other persons were slaughtered by suspected members of Boko Haram sect last night”.

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