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Boko Haram kills 10 in Nigeria
Nigerian security forces say Boko Haram have killed 10 Christians in Borno state, Nigeria on Saturday.
NIGERIA - Islamist militants have killed 10 Christians in north-east Nigeria, using pangas and machine guns.
The gunmen then turned on government targets and churches in Borno state on Saturday, near the border with Cameroon, killing five policeman.
Nigerian security forces said the slaying is the work of Boko Haram, although the Islamist terror group has not claimed responsibility.
The Boko Haram group sees security forces, government officials and Christians as infidels that are blocking them from applying Sharia law in northern Nigeria.
The group’s victims number more than 3000 since 2010.
On Saturday night, the killers went from house to house slitting the throats of 10 Christians.
Police could not get information from the area because Boko Haram’s sabotaged the mobile phone masts.
Attackers came across the border with Cameroon hitting a police station, a customs office and a church
(Edited by Katleho Mogase)
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