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Boko Haram kills 1 in Borno mosque attack

kills 15 in fresh Borno attack
Boko Haram

Boko Haram insurgents in the early hours of Saturday stormed a mosque at Sajeri, near Ngomari, on the outskirts of Maiduguri, killing a worshipper.

Witnesses said the insurgents stormed the Sajeri community during the RamadanTahajjud prayer (night prayer) by 2am, shooting sporadically before concentrating on the mosque.

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Sources told Daily Trust on Sunday that the armed insurgents opened fire on the congregation, causing a stampede with the worshippers and entire residents of the community fleeing in different directions. It was gathered that some persons sustained injuries in the process.

“They grabbed a male worshipper and slaughtered him in the open, as majority of the worshippers fled towards Ngomari,” a source told Daily Trust on Sunday.

“So far none of the casualties has been taken to any hospital in Maiduguri for treatment, but a few of them are receiving minor treatments at home,” another source confirmed.

Security agencies have not issued any statement on the incident yet.

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