Boko Haram activists opened fire on northern Nigerian towns, leaving bodies scattered all over and up to 2,000 individuals dead. Amid the assault that began January 3, several shooters seized the town of Baga and neighboring towns, and a multinational army installation.
Assaults began at first light of January 3rd and proceeded all through a weekend ago, as indicated by occupants. Despite the fact that nearby authorities gave clashing losses of life, they conceded to the gigantic number of fatalities.More than 2,000 individuals were slaughtered in assaults on 16 towns.
Who is Boko Haram?
Nigeria’s activist Islamist bunch Boko Haram – which has created havoc in Africa’s most crowded nation through a wave of bombings, deaths and snatchings – is battling to oust the administration and make an Islamic state. Boko Haram advances a variant of Islam which makes it “haram”, or taboo, for Muslims to join in any political or social movement connected with Western culture.
Boko Haram views the Nigerian state as being controlled by non-believers, even though the nation had a Muslim president – and it has developed its military crusade by focusing on neighboring states.
Boko Haram has posed a threat to northern Nigeria frequently since 2009, assaulting police, schools, churches and civilians, and bombarding government structures. It has likewise abducted students, including more than 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April and still remain missing.
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