Teachers killed, pupils injured as terrorists attack schools in Borno

Posted: March 18, 2013 in Security

Three different schools in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital were on Monday, attacked by gunmen suspected to be terrorists, killing three teachers and injuring three female students.

The separate incidents which took place in the early hours of Monday, resulted in temporary close down of schools in Maiduguri, while parents were seen rushing to various schools to take hold of their wards.
Unconfirmed report has it that three female teachers were killed in the Shehu Sanda Kyarimi Secondary School around Ruwan Zafi ward of the metropolis, in addition to the killing of two teachers in Mafoni Primary and Secondary Schools.

Vanguard gathered that at about 9:10am on Monday around Ruwan Zafi area of Maiduguri, six suspected Boko Haram sect laid ambush to Shehu Sanda Kyarimi Secondary School, and shot dead yet to be identified teacher, while three female students sustained injuries from stray bullets.

It was also gathered that at about 11:20am at Mafoni area of Maiduguri, another gang believed to be terrorists stormed Ali Askiri Primary School and shot one Mallam Abdullahi, before moving to Mafoni Day Secondary School and kill a female teacher identified as Hajja Yagumsu.

When contacted on phone, the spokesman of the Joint Task Force, “Operation Restore Order” Lt Col. Sagir Musa said he was compiling the details of the attacks and will respond officially as soon as he was done with the preliminary reports.


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