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Offbeat Nigeria: At least 110 civilians killed in a jihadist attack

19:25  29 november  2020
19:25  29 november  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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“ At least 110 civilians were ruthlessly killed and many others wounded in this attack ,” Edward Kallon, the UN’s humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria , said in a The incident was the “most violent direct attack against innocent civilians ” in the country in 2020, Kallon pointed out. The perpetrators of this

At least 59 people have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in north-eastern Nigeria . Gunmen entered a remote village in the Gubio district of Iswap doesn't usually target civilians unless they are working with Western aid agencies, or suspects them of providing information to the Nigerian army.

Dimanche 29 octobre, 43 premières victimes ont été enterrées dans le village de Zabarmari, en présence du gouverneur de l’État du Born. © AFP On Sunday October 29, 43 first victims were buried in the village of Zabarmari, in the presence of the governor of Born State.

The attack took place on the day of local elections in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria. It is one of the deadliest attacks in this region. Since the start of the Boko Haram insurgency in 2009, 36,000 people have been killed.

At least 110 civilians were killed Saturday, November 29 by suspected members of Boko Haram in a village in northeast Nigeria , according to a United Nations report, making it one of the deadliest attacks in this region , in the grip of a bloody jihadist insurrection.

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“Terrifying attacks on rural communities in the north of Nigeria have been going on for years,” said Osai Ojigho decried reported abuse of civilians who asked for more official help and protection. At least five Malian villagers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the centre of the country where

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The attack took place on the day of local elections in that state, the first to be organized since the start of the Boko Haram insurgency in 2009. Since that date, more than 36,000 have been killed and more than two million people had to flee their homes.

Epicenter of Islamist insurgency

On November 28, in the early afternoon, gunmen arrived on motorcycles and carried out a brutal attack on men and women working in fields in Koshobe, said Sunday the UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon.

At least 110 civilians were coldly killed, and many more injured in this attack, he added.

The UN press release does not mention the jihadist group Boko Haram, which has been increasing attacks in this region for more than ten years and controlling part of the territory.

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At least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians are said to have been killed in the two attacks . People from Goni Usmanti village in Nganzai told the AFP news agency that militants shot The Nigerian military said that its forces had "successfully repelled" the attack on Monguno and killed 20 jihadists .

Dozens of soldiers and civilians are reported to have been killed in twin attacks by Islamist militants in north-eastern Nigeria 's Borno state. The UN said it was "appalled" by the raids that came days after at least 81 villagers were killed in Gubio. A Boko Haram faction calling itself the Islamic State in West

The attack took place in a paddy field less than ten kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, the epicenter of the Islamist insurgency. Last month, 22 farmers were already killed in their fields, not far from this city.

"Slaughtered"

On Saturday, November 28, the head of a pro-government vigilante group reported 43 dead. We found 43 lifeless bodies, all of which had their throats cut, Babakura Kolo told AFP. It is undoubtedly the work of Boko Haram which operates in the region and frequently attacks farmers.

These first 43 victims were buried in the nearby village of Zabarmari, in the presence of the Governor of Borno State, Babaganan Umara Zulum. The search for more victims in these difficult to reach swampy waters continued.

Many farmers among the victims

The governor said Sunday that 70 farmers had been killed, while warning that this toll could increase in the coming hours.

Among the victims were dozens of farm workers from Sokoto state, about 1,000 km west, who traveled to Borno state to find work in the rice fields.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the murder of these farmers devoted to their work by terrorists on Saturday evening, in a statement. The entire country is hurt by these senseless assassinations, he added.

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