Girls and teachers escape as Boko Haram gunmen attack Nigerian school

A man holds a sign that reads 'Stop Boko Haram' at a rally in Ndjamena to support Chadian troops heading to Cameroon to fight Boko Haram

Boko Haram Abducts Three Persons, Raid Girls' School In Yobe

The community was attacked just threes after three female suicide bombers stormed a fish market with IEDs strapped on their bodies in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State.

He said so far, there was no report of abduction of any of the girls in the school.

Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram insurgents attacked Dapchi town in Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State yesterday Monday around 6 pm in an attempt to abduct school girls of Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi located at the outskirts of Dapchi town.

However, the CP stated that details of the attack are yet to be fully ascertained.

Boko Haram terrorists launched an attack on girls boarding school in northeast Nigeria but the students and teachers fled to safety, witnesses said Monday.

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According to the residents, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the terrorists carted away food items from the stores of the Government Girls College, Dapchi, and petrol from hawkers, who abandoned their products to run for safety.

The students were alerted to the arrival of militants after they opened fire and set off explosives outside the school.

The attack comes as Nigeria's military continues its raid on what's left of the militants hideouts in the Northeast.

The convictions of 205 people in mass trials mark the conclusion of the second stage of the country's biggest legal challenge to Boko Haram, which began an insurgency in 2009 aimed at creating an Islamic state in northeastern Nigeria.

Similarly, It will be recalled that speaking on Thursday last week while inaugurating a Surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force, President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians of the Federal Government's commitment to ending the insurgency.

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