Boko Haram Bombed and Raided A Nigerian Prison Housing Terrorists
Around 300 inmates are on the run after a suspected Boko Haram raid on a prison in Nigeria’s capital Abuja, an interior ministry official said. A security officer was killed during the raid and three others were injured.
About 300 out of 600 inmates who fled the prison cells have been recaptured and a manhunt is continuing for the remaining inmates.
A separate but simultaneous attack occurred after a group opened fire on the convoy carrying Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s security guards, protocol and media officers, but it was repelled by the military, police and security staff.
of corrupt, false Muslims. It wants to wage a war against them, and the Federal Republic
of Nigeria generally, to create a “pure” Islamic state ruled by sharia law. Since 2009 it has been driven by a desire for vengeance against politicians, police, and Islamic authorities for their role in a brutal suppression of the group that year.