Skip to comments.Islamists claim attack that killed 63 in Nigeria
Posted on 11/05/2011 10:54:20 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
A member of Nigeria's Islamist Boko Haram sect on Saturday claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks that killed at least 63 people in the northeast of the country the day before.
"We are responsible for the attack in Borno (state) and Damaturu," Abul Qaqa told an AFP correspondent by phone.
"We will continue attacking federal government formations until security forces stop persecuting our members and vulnerable civilians," Qaqa vowed.
The Friday bomb and gun attacks, including two suicide blasts, targeted police stations, an army base and churches in the cities of Damaturu, Maiduguri and two other small towns.
"Sixty-three people (are) confirmed dead" in Damaturu, a Red Cross official who asked not to be named said.
A lawyer who visited Damaturu's government hospital Saturday looking for a missing friend said he counted 60 bodies in the morgue, "all brought in yesterday from the attacks."
The lawyer, who asked not to be named, told AFP he found the friend, a policeman, among the corpses.
He said anxious relatives were flocking to the hospital in search of loved ones.
An AFP reporter who also visited the morgue said most of the dead appeared to be policemen.
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Is this group also on the US ‘advisors’ visiting Africa check&whacklist of Obama?
sounds like they oughta be.
Any harsh words or criticisms on this thread toward the death cult (the religion of peace) will be reported to AttackWatch.com / FightTheSmears.com
Under the State Dept. diversity program, Muslims get fast tracked through the immigration process. Liberals are working hard to see that the U.S. gets the benefits of a large Muslim population (it’s worked so well in Europe don’t you know).
Not needed here in America, our elected officials are already siding and assisting these creatans. Any news on the 256 terrorist training camps operationg in the US?
Islamist’s? Really? Damn, go figure....
Yeah...if it walks like a duck and is named Qaqa....it probably is...
Peace-loving moozlums keep on killing...killing...killing.
moozlum credo: I love you. I will kill you and your family. Slash! Boom!
Unusable source (on FR anyway) Sydney Morning Herald reported the numbers as 150 dead. Thanks NormsRevenge.
The Friday bomb and gun attacks, including two suicide blasts, targeted police stations, an army base and churches...
It’s because we support Isreal./S