This kind of murderous attack is almost a daily occurrence in Nigeria, but the mainstream media and the world “human rights community” doesn’t care. Why not? Wrong victims. Now when you start talking about Muslims being victimized in Burma or the Central African Republic, then you have a story! But this? Naaah. These Infidels had it coming.
“Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria kills 60: police,” from AFP, February 20 (thanks to Lookmann):
AFP_KANO: An attack by scores of Boko Haram militants in the northeast Nigeria town of Bama has killed 60 people and caused massive destruction to public buildings, police told AFP Thursday.
Residents said gunmen stormed the town at roughly 4:00 am on Wednesday, armed with heavy weapons and tossed explosives into various buildings, forcing residents to flee into the surrounding bush.
“We are collating the figures and the death toll has risen to 60 from the Bama attack,” said Lawal Tanko, the police commissioner in Borno state, which is the epicentre of Boko Haram’s four-and-half-year Islamist uprising.
“The toll is likely to rise,” he said. “The attackers caused enormous destruction. They burnt down some of the major landmarks in the town including the local government secretariat,” and the palace of the area’s top cleric, Tanko added….
The latest unrest in Nigeria’s embattled northeast came as Boko Haram’s leader Abubakar Shekau threated to widen his rebellion to the southern oil-producing Niger Delta region.
In a video statement delivered to AFP Wednesday, Shekau promised to strike the region which churns out some two million barrels of crude per day, the highest oil output in Africa.
Shekau has made various threats in a series of videos since 2012 and many have not materialised….
Boko Haram has killed thousands in the north and centre of the country since 2009 in its rebellion aimed at creating a strict Islamic state in Nigeria’s north.