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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On April 2nd 147 Kenyan students were killed at Garissa University College. The Somali based terror group Al-Sabaab, an affiliate of Al Qaeda claimed responsibility. The Thursday attack by al-Shabaab militants slaughtered 147 individuals, including 142 students, three security officers and two college security faculty. The attack left 104 individuals harmed, incorporating 19 who are in critical condition. According to Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery.
The attackers separated students by religion, allowing Muslims to leave and keeping an obscure number of Christians hostage, Agence France-Presse reported. At one point, the gunmen protrolled a building where 360 students lived, Inside Minister Joseph Nkaissery said.
Kenyan security strengths moved in and slaughtered four gunmen.
Students said Kenya’s army eventually encompassed the campus yet didn’t overcome Shabab or convey an end to the killings. A crack police squad, the General Administration Unit, didn’t arrive until about 4:30 p.m., 11 hours after the attack, according to Kenyan media reports. The police finished the attack 30 minutes later.
Angry students and their parents question why the Garissa campus was left so inadequately guarded, especially after late, broadly circulated knowledge warnings of an impending attack on a college. Understudies from a neighboring teachers school in Garissa were sent home Tuesday, two days prior to the attack, because of the uncertain security situation.
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