Boko Haram raids another village near Maiduguri

By Baba Kura Mallam, Maiduguri with agency reports
Members of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram have raided a village in Borno State where they beheaded four women This is coming just as local vigilantes told online news wire AFP that the rampaging sect members might have stormed the village looking for men but unable to find them killed their wives AFP reports that 14 Boko Haram fighters on seven motorcycles raided Mairari village, 80 kilometres from the Borno State capital, on June 10, Friday and took four women from their housed and slit their  throats.

The victims were aged between 27 and 45.
“They went into four homes while residents were breaking their fast
around 7:00 pm, brought out the four women and slaughtered them,”
Babakura Kolo, a vigilante in Maiduguri told reporters.
“We believe the killings were targeted, the gunmen were from all
indications after the husbands of the women,” he added.
“They killed the women when they didn’t find their husbands”.
Musa Ari, another vigilante, also confirmed the development: “The
general feeling is that the women’s husbands either refused to accept
Boko Haram’s invitation to join their ranks or the group suspects them
of passing information about them to the authorities.”
Boko Haram has been blamed for forcing Nigerians to join its fighters
or get killed.
The deadly sect has kidnapped thousands of people, comprising women
and children who it used as conscripts, suicide bombers and sex
slaves.
The insurgents have killed more than 20,000 people and displaced some
2.6 million since 2009.

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