Monday, September 30, 2013

Nigeria. Islamist attacks on school: at least 50 dead

Nigeria. Islamist attacks on the school: at least 50 dead
Over the weekend, the Islamist attacked and shot college students sleeping in their dorms in Nigeria. The
attack was at a college in the north-eastern Nigeria, a region where Islamist rebels had already attacked schools and colleges. assailants broke into the school of agriculture in the state of Yobe and shot about 70 students sleeping in a dorm . Then they rooms where classes are held on fire and evacuated about 1,000 students.

The exact number of victims of the recent bombing according to information obtained by the BBC stands at 50 students. However, Nigerian military in an interview with The Associated Press reported that the army found 70 bodies dead of the student victims and many injured or missing.

Islamist group Boko Haram seeks to overthrow the current government of Nigeria and the creation of an Islamic state. They are the suspect for the attacks.

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