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Terrorists Attack Police Inspector-General’s Hometown In Yobe, Kill 10; Residents Told To Recite Quran And Live

By TMSnews

Terrorists suspected to be Boko Haram fighters have attacked the home town of the Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali-Baba, Killing no fewer than ten people and burning down several houses.
The terrorists, were said to have sneaked into Geidam town on Wednesday night and slaughtered 10 people, both men and women at a brothel. 

Geidam, which is the hometown of the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali-Baba is located 177 kilometres away from Damaturu, the state capital, shares a border with the Niger Republic and Damasak.

The terrorists were said to have entered through the eastern part of the town and set Government Science and Technical School, Geidam ablaze.
A source said the gunmen also targeted ‘Kwari’, a popular brothel in Geidam, where they slaughtered 10 persons, both men and women.
“They took us by surprise this time around; they entered in silence without firing shots or using vehicles.
“Upon their entrance, they asked some of the residents to recite verses of the Qur’an before they either allowed them to live or get killed.”
The spokesperson for the state police command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, confirmed the attack and the casualty figure, saying, “Ten persons were killed including a retired police inspector.”

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