November 30, 2014 – Members of the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram on Saturday raided Shani town, Borno a predominantly Christian community in the North-east, killing scores of Nigerians.
We gathered that members of the sect arrived the village aboard motorcycles on Saturday after night fall, throwing bombs on residents and setting buildings on fire.
Residents said scores of people were killed in the town. Communication is said to have been cut-off.
“They rode on motorcycles and were more than 30 men. They started throwing bombs into houses…then the Boko Haram fired shots at people fleeing.
“They set ablaze the police station, houses and a telecom mast…I saw people fleeing, some bodies on the ground”, residents told Reuters.