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Boko Haram Sets Fire to Residence at Girls’ School in Bauchi

| April 27, 2014 More

Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 1:27 PM


Boko Haram attacks all girls school in Bauchi State Bella Naija

It has been barely a week since  Boko Haram kidnapped scores of teenage school girls from their school’s hostel in the Chibok area of Borno State. And now, suspected Boko Haram islamists have set ablaze a staff building at an all girls’ secondary school in Bauchi State.

The incident occurred around 2:30am on Sunday but thankfully, none of the 195 students sleeping in their dormitories nearby were harmed.

In addition to razing the staff residence at the school, the terrorists also burnt down a Sharia (Islamic law) court, an eight-block police quarters, and the local government secretariat.

Ever since the Boko Haram insurgency commenced, Bauchi State has been attacked numerous times.

Photo Credit: AFP/Vanguard

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