Friday, May 31, 2013
BOKO HARAM ATTACK ON BAMA, BORNU STATE
Suspected members of Islamist sect, Boko Haram, on Tuesday, attacked Bama, Borno State, leaving 55 people dead, the Joint Military Task Force said on Tuesday. The gunmen, according to Reuters, killed 22 police officers, 14 prison officials, two soldiers and four civilians, while 13 of the sect’s members died in the clash with the task force members.
Spokesman for the JTF, Sagir Musa, confirmed this to Reuters. The suspected terrorists were said to have freed 105 prison inmates during the attack which reportedly began at around 5am.
Read more on http://www.punchng.com/news/55-killed-in-boko-haram-attack-on-bama/