Thursday, August 1, 2013

Nigerian Update, August : Vigilante group attacks Boko Haram, 20 killed

It was 20 of the vigilantes that were killed, not 20 jihadists, that is the sad part.

Continuing violence from the religion of peace.

From World News Australia July 29

Islamists kill 20 in Nigeria's north

Suspected members of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram have shot dead more than 20 civilians when a vigilante group attacked them in the northern Borno state.

"The suspected sect members came armed and fired sporadic shots that killed over twenty innocent civilians," Haruna Mohammed Sani, spokesman for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) said in a statement.

The violence took place on Saturday in Dawashe village, the army lieutenant said in a statement.

He said men from the Civilian Joint Task Force, a vigilante group formed in Boko Haram's bastion Maiduguri to combat the Islamist gunmen who have been terrorising the region for years, entered Dawashe to search for suspects.

Suspected Boko Haram members subsequently opened fire in the village, the spokesman said, adding that the 20 victims were mostly fishermen and traders....

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