Sad Incident As Boko Haram Kill Over 30 JAMB Candidates In Borno Attacks

Over 30 people have been feared dead following an attack by suspected Boko Haram sects on Thursday evening and Friday morning.

Among those killed were students travelling to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Borno State.
It was learnt that the JAMB candidates were riding in eight vehicles were they ran into the insurgents ambush.

A security source, said that the insurgents laid ambush for a group of students who were on their way to Biu from Maiduguri to write Senior the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Examination scheduled for Saturday April, 2014.

The Boko Haram members were reported to have attacked four towns – Dikwa (in the central), Gwoza, Gambulga and Kalabalge council area and on Maiduguri-Biu road.

Some residents of the town who fled to Maiduguri while speaking on the attack on Government Secondary school in Dikwa located along Gulumba road revealed to journalists that the hoodlums came to the town in the middle of the night and slaughtered eight teachers.

One of them who spoke on condition of anonymity said:”We could not sleep at night as all we were hearing was gunshots as we fled to Maiduguri.”

“Our fear was heightened by the fact that we heard that they attacked a boarding school and had killed eight teachers.”

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