Boko haram memebers killed almost 150 Nigerian Muslims praying in mosques before breaking their Ramadan fast last night.
According to eye witness accounts, the militants shot women preparing food at home and mowed down men and children in three remote villages in the north-eastern Borno state yesterday.
The Gunmen killed at least 97 people in Kukawa, the worst-affected village, according to a local called ‘Kolo’ who said he had counted the bodies. A fisherman who saw the attack corroborated the figure.
‘They wiped out the immediate family of my uncle… They killed his children, about five of them, and set his entire house ablaze’, the fisherman said.
Another witness in Kukawa, Babami Alhaji Kolo, who fled to the state capital Maiduguri, said more than 50 militants had stormed the village.
‘The terrorists first descended on Muslim worshippers in various mosques who were observing the Maghrib prayer shortly after breaking their…
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