Islamic extremist terrorist group, Boko Haram has killed over 120 people in the last one month, Newsbreak.ng investigation reveals..
On Wednesday July 5, two women bombers believed to be members of the sect blew themselves up in a refugee camp in Kabalewa town, killing two other people and injuring 11.
Kabalewa is a village near the southeastern Niger city of Diffa.
On July 11, they also executed eight persons for defying its Sharia police.
The eight were blindfolded and lying face down on the ground when they were shot at close range by four masked gunmen.
One man wearing a white turban told the crowd before the execution that the condemned villagers were “apostates (who) have left the fold of Islam”
In another incidence on July 25, the insurgent group, in an ambush, had killed about 69 people in convoy of specialists on an oil exploration team from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the Magumeri area of Borno state.
“So far the death toll stands at 69”, an agency worker involved in the recovery of bodies said.
The worker said that 19 soldiers, 33 civilian militia (vigilante) and 17 civilians were killed in the ambush.
On August 1, seven people were reportedly confirmed dead at night after some suspected Boko Haram members attacked Mildu village in Madagali area of Adamawa.
It was reported that the attack, which was unexpected left several people injured and several buildings burnt.
Also, Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday, August 8 confirmed that Boko Haram insurgents had killed 31 fishermen at Baga in Kukawa Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the attack indicated that the Boko Haram insurgents were still unleashing terror, killing and maiming people in the Lake Chad Basin.
However, he number excludes victims who have been injured during its attacks or kidnapped.
According to the governor, “This shows the level of crisis we faced in Borno, as the so-called Jihadists continued with their inhuman acts in the Lake Chad basin,”
By Bright Bassey