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Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base
BBC reports that gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram attacked a security base in Buni Yadi, this evening around 5pm in Gujba LGA killing 24 officials. Residents of the area said the victims include 13 soldiers and 11 police officers and said the gunmen came in 10 Hilux vans, an armored tank, and several motorcycles. BBC Hausa Service reports that the gunmen told residents of the area to stay indoors as their target were the security personnel in the town. The men then proceeded to attack the military base, a local government secretariat and burnt down several buildings. Sorry guys for late posting.