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JUST IN: Panic as Boko Haram bombs mosque in Borno state





- Boko Haram terrorists have struck again in Borno state

- This time the insurgents have targeted a Mosque in the Gwoza area of the north-eastern state

- Nigerian soldiers have cordoned off the area after the incident

The Cabe is reporting that terrorist group, Boko Haram has bombed a Mosque in Gwoza, Borno state

According to the report, twin suicide bombers of the extremist group attacked the Mosque on Sunday, January 26 killing a 12-year-old child and leaving many people injured.

A security source quoted in the report said the suicide bombers forced their way into the mosque while prayer was ongoing.

Already, soldiers from 192 battalion of the Nigerian Army have cordoned off the worship place.

JUST IN: Boko Haram bombs mosque in Borno state

Nigerian security chiefs are becoming increasingly under pressure following frequent attacks by Boko Haram in the northeast. Photo credit: Aso Rock
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The terrorist group recently killed a student of the University of Maiduguri, Ropvil Daciya Dalep, two weeks after he was abducted.

In a chilling video circulated on the internet, Dalep was killed by a child soldier who shot him straight in the head.

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''We won't stop until we revenge all the blood that was killed,'' the young soldier said before shooting Dalep who was adopted on Thursday, January 9 by the insurgents while on his way to school to resume for the new semester.

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Meanwhile, the Nigerian Army has urged motorists to be cautious against fake checkpoints mounted on the highway by Boko Haram.

The Theatre Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Olusegun Adeniyi, gave the advice following the sudden resurgence of terrorist attacks along the highway.

Adeniyi who was speaking at an interactive session with journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, stated that the only official checkpoints are located at Benisheikh, Jakana, Auno, Mainok and Njimtilo towns and villages along the highway.

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