Tag: Scores Killed

Scores Dead As Boko Haram Attacks Damboa, Borno Village

Boko Haram gunmen killed many people in an attack on the town of Damboa in Borno State, throwing explosives into residential homes and shooting dead civilians who tried to surrender, an official said Friday. “The insurgents attacked the town from 6:30pm (1730 GMT) on Thursday to the early hours of[Read More…]

Maiduguri Update: 50 Killed In Market Bomb Explosion

Witnesses report seeing about 50 bodies at market explosion in Maiduguri blamed on Islamic extremists. Security official says many dead. Witnesses say explosives hidden under load of charcoal in pickup van. According to the Associated Press, Bomb blasts bustling market at rush hour in Nigeria’s northeast city of Maiduguri, birthplace of[Read More…]