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30 KILLED IN SCHOOL ATTACK IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA
AP ^ | 6 July 13 | ADAMU ADAMU and MICHELLE FAUL

Posted on 07/06/2013 8:32:04 AM PDT by SkyPilot

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) -- Islamic militants attacked a boarding school before dawn Saturday, dousing a dormitory in fuel and lighting it ablaze as students slept, survivors said. At least 30 people were killed in the deadliest attack yet on schools in Nigeria's embattled northeast.

Authorities blamed the violence on Boko Haram, a radical group whose name means "Western education is sacrilege." The militants have been behind a series of recent attacks on schools in the region, including one in which gunmen opened fire on children taking exams in a classroom.

"We were sleeping when we heard gunshots. When I woke up, someone was pointing a gun at me," Musa Hassan, 15, told The Associated Press of the assault on Government Secondary School in Mamudo village in Yobe state.

He put his arm up in defense, and suffered a gunshot that blew off all four fingers on his right hand, the one he uses to write. His life was spared when the militants moved on after shooting him.

Hassan recalled how the gunmen came armed with jerry cans of fuel that they used to torch the school's administrative block and one of the dormitories.

"They burned the children alive," he said, the horror showing in his wide eyes.

He and teachers at the morgue said dozens of children from the 1,200-student school escaped into the bush but have not been seen since.

On Saturday, at the morgue of Potiskum General Hospital, a few miles (kilometers) from the scene of the attack, parents screamed in anguish as they attempted to identify the victims, many charred beyond recognition. Some parents do not know if their children survived or died.

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bokoharam; islam; johnkerry; kenyanbornmuzzie; lurch; murder; muslims; nigeria; torture

1 posted on 07/06/2013 8:32:04 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Related: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3039756/posts


2 posted on 07/06/2013 8:33:35 AM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: upchuck
Thanks.

Psalm 7: 6-8

6Arise, Lord, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice. 7 Let the assembled peoples gather around you, while you sit enthroned over them on high. 8 Let the Lord judge the peoples.


3 posted on 07/06/2013 8:37:13 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: upchuck

Just another news article that once again affirms that Islam is a Satan owned corporation masquerading as a religion that took just enough bits and peces from the history in the bible to make it appear credible enough to fool billions into believing Satan’s aka Allah’s lies and doing his will.


4 posted on 07/06/2013 8:39:16 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: SkyPilot

Islam will destroy the world if it isn’t stopped - and soon.


5 posted on 07/06/2013 8:39:37 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: SkyPilot
The AP? Wonder if Reuters will pick it up?

On a daily basis, muslims are killing people (i.e. Jews, Christians, other muslims, etc.), all the time, all over the planet, and it's not reported.

5.56mm

6 posted on 07/06/2013 8:40:31 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: SkyPilot

Obama wants these murdering monkeys in charge in every mid-Eastern country first, Western and European countries next. He said it in his own words.


7 posted on 07/06/2013 8:43:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SkyPilot
> (Muslims Burn Children Alive)">

Just like the Clintons did at Waco.

8 posted on 07/06/2013 8:44:52 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall With no one to raise him up; And I will set)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Islam will destroy the world if it isn’t stopped - and soon.


"...who, being themselves but fallible and uninspired men, have assumed dominion over the faith of others, setting up their own opinions and modes of thinking as the only true and infallible, and as such endeavoring to impose them on others, hath established and maintained false religions over the greatest part of the world, and through all time;
 
...
 
 that it is time enough for the rightful purposes of civil government, for its officers to interfere when principles break out into overt acts against peace and good order; and finally, that truth is great and will prevail if left to herself, that she is the proper and sufficient antagonist to error, and has nothing to fear from the conflict, unless by human interposition disarmed of her natural weapons, free argument and debate, errors ceasing to be dangerous when it is permitted freely to contradict them. "
 
"I HAVE SWORN UPON THE ALTAR OF GOD ETERNAL HOSTILITY TO EVERY FORM OF TYRANNY OVER THE MIND OF MAN"
--The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom
--Thomas Jefferson, 1786
 

9 posted on 07/06/2013 8:48:39 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SkyPilot

So, reading the article, it sounds like Muslims get attacked right along with Christians.

I think I have never seen such evil right out there— not disguised as anything else. No subtlety, no misdirection— just violence against unarmed children.

Who the heck would join a movement like that?


10 posted on 07/06/2013 8:59:26 AM PDT by married21
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To: SkyPilot

That’s not the kind of school violence that leftists care about. Can’t use it to take our guns away.


11 posted on 07/06/2013 9:05:01 AM PDT by Defiant (In the next rebellion, the rebels will be the ones carrying the American flag.)
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To: Gaffer
The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

I guess we're going to have to settle for brutes in charge, huh?

12 posted on 07/06/2013 9:05:19 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: jsanders2001

Well said - nice summing up in a single sentence.


13 posted on 07/06/2013 9:05:56 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Defiant

Excellent point.


14 posted on 07/06/2013 9:06:36 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: SkyPilot

Religion of Peace?


15 posted on 07/06/2013 9:38:13 AM PDT by matt04
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To: married21

>>Who the heck would join a movement like that?

“the fire is in the minds of men, not on the roofs of houses”
—Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky, “The Possessed”

http://www.google.com/search?q=Fyodor+Dostoevsky+The+Possessed


16 posted on 07/06/2013 9:57:48 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SkyPilot

Kerry sailed, Africa failed.


17 posted on 07/06/2013 10:06:22 AM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: SkyPilot

The RELIGION OF PEACE strikes again.


18 posted on 07/06/2013 10:54:07 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the alter of "gun free zones"?)
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To: SkyPilot

POTISKUM, Nigeria

Is that pronounced Pot O’ Scum?


19 posted on 07/06/2013 11:10:25 AM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SkyPilot.

Nigeria bombs Islamists, U.S. sounds alarm
Reurters via Yahoo! News | May 17, 2013 | Lanre Ola
Posted on 05/17/2013 4:21:26 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3020847/posts


20 posted on 07/06/2013 11:44:25 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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When will good people rise up and eradicate those monsters from the face of the earth ? RIP.


21 posted on 07/06/2013 6:06:36 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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