200 armed Boko Haram soldiers arrived on buses, murdered dozens in small Nigerian town

Andrew Elwell

Boko Haram, the Nigerian extremist Islamic group, is believed to be responsible for the massacre of scores of people in the northeastern town of Bama after 200 heavily armed members of the sect arrived on buses. The coordinated attack targeted the army barracks and the town’s police station. The group then hit the jail, setting free 105 prisoners during a five hour raid. Boko Haram has undertaken a number of other jailbreak missions in the past with the aim of setting free all imprison...
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