Nigeria: Suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 in Yobe school attack

Posted on July 7, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Terrorism

As reported by, Nigeria’s northeastern Yobe state on Sunday ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people in a gun and bomb attack on a boarding school. Yobe state governor Ibrahim Gaidam has directed that all secondary schools in the state be closed down from Monday 8th July until a new academic session begins in September, a government statement said. Read Article

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