Nigeria: Boko Haram Behead Seven Civilians in Borno State

33669987A mosque in the capital city of Borno, Maiduguri

Radical Islamist group Boko Haram has beheaded seven civilians in the city of Ngambu in the northeastern state of Borno.

According to local resident Musa Abor, the terror group “slit their throats just the way people slaughter goats”.

The Nigerian government is yet to identify the victims or comment on the brutal killing.

The group have previously sought to target security forces but are now focusing their attacks on civilian targets and religious locations.

Reverend Gideon Obasogie, the director of Catholic Social Communication of Maiduguri Diocese in Borno State, this week revealed that Boko Haram have torched 185 churches in the territory they have captured in the states of Borno and Adamawa.

In a statement, Obasogie said that Boko Haram’s “ransacking and torching” of churches had forced priests to leave their homes for two months while displaced civilians were still unable to return to their towns and villages…

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