Nigeria’s Boko Haram massacre over 100 in a mostly Christian village

~~Defender of Faith~Guardian of Truth~~

Members of Islamist group Boko Haram believed to be behind brutal attack on village in north east Nigeria that saw the slaughtering of scores of civilians.

Suspected sect members disguised as traders invaded an open market and opened fire, killing at least 15 people in Nigeria's northeast village of Gajiram, witnesses and security operatives have said. Since 2010, more than 1,700 people have been killed in attacks by Boko Haram, which means “Western education is forbidden.” Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Suspected Islamist militants have raided a Nigerian village which is reportedly mainly Christian,and murdered dozens, according to witnesses.

The gunmen reportedly rounded up a group of men in Izghe village and shot them, before going door-to-door and killing anyone they found.

Officials said they suspected the Boko Haram group was behind the attack.

Boko Haram, which claims to be fighting to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria, is notorious for extreme violence and indiscriminate attacks.

Bodies in the streets

The senator for Borno state, where the attack took place, has told the BBC that 106 people were killed in the…

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