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Boko Haram kill 43 students at Govt. College Yobe

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Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram members has in early hour of
today attacked and killed dozens students of Federal Government
College Buni Yadi, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.
Yobe state Police Commissioner, Sanusi A Rufai confirmed that
twenty nine male students were killed and twenty four structures that
include the Administration block, students hostel and staff quarters
were burnt down.
A resident in the area said he has counted 39 lifeless bodies within the
premises. “The attackers started the operation around 12:15 unpertubed
until after 4 am, the students were slaughtered and fired with guns.
I counted 39 copses” he said. Daily trust gathered that the assailants
stormed the school premises in 6 Hilux pick up vans and motorcycles
and separated only the male students before they opened fire on them.
“It was too horrible because, some of the students were slaughtered,
some were burnt inside the hostel”, a source said.
He said that many school structures were burnt down along with the
occupants including the staff quarters residents in Gujba.
The source also stated that three ambulances passed to the school to
convey the dead and injured. Armed Security operatives were seen
moving to the town, although there was no telecommunication network
in the area. Army spokesman, Captain Eli Lazarus confirmed the
attack adding that they are yet to know the number of casualties.

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