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Boko Haram Gunmen Attacked Yobe Church, Pastor & 2 Children Killed

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Boko Haram Gunmen Attacked Yobe Church, Pastor & 2 Children Killed

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Sept 27, 2013 – Boko Haram Terrorists Attacked Yobe Church, Pastor & 2 Children Killed

On Thursday the 26th of September 2013, some suspected Boko Haram gunmen attacked a church located in Dorowa, Yobe state.

In the attack, the alleged terrorists killed the pastor and his 2 children after which they burnt down the whole building.

Boko Haram, which has said it is fighting to create an Islamic state in mainly Muslim northern Nigeria, has repeatedly attacked churches in its four-year insurgency.

“Unknown gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists attacked” the church in Yobe state early on Thursday, during the attack, a pastor and his two children were killed,”area military

The church “and two other houses in the community were burnt by the gunmen before fleeing the scene of the incident,” the statement further said.

The killings occurred in the town of Dorawa, some 30 kilometres (18 miles) from the site of a brutal school attack in July that saw dozens of students slaughtered.
Yobe was one of three northeastern states placed under a state of emergency in mid-May as the military launched a major offensive aimed at crushing Boko Haram.

Yobe has seen less violence than neighbouring Borno state, Boko Haram’s base, but the insurgents have carried out major attacks there.

Attacks on churches, including suicide bombings, were once a near weekly occurence but have declined in recent months.

Since the emergency measures were imposed Boko Haram has largely targeted civilians as well as vigilante groups which have formed to help the military.

The latest violence came after the emergence of a new video, in which a man who resembles Boko Haram’s leader mocked reports of his possible death.

Abubakar Shekau, declared a global terrorist by the United States, taunted the regional military spokesman who said he “may have been” fatally wounded in a clash on June 30.

While Shekau’s whereabouts and condition are unknown, the violence has continued, casting doubt on the success of the four-month-old military offensive.

The Boko Haram conflict was earlier this year estimated to have killed more than 3,600 people, including deaths caused by the security forces. The current toll is likely much higher.

[Source: PM News Lagos]



  1. say no to Islam

    September 27, 2013 at 12:53 AM

    What exactly are these terrorists looking for? These are people who teaches us that Islam is a very violent religion.
    What did the innocent pastor and his children do to deserve this bloodshed.

    Say no to Islam people my bible says by their fruit you shall know them.
    Bloody religion

  2. red

    September 27, 2013 at 1:17 AM

    May their souls rest in seems to in trend now,lets make this stop,what is wrong with some people brain? Are we in some kind of world war or civil war? am dead tired of d word rip?am afraid of picking up call becos d call might be this or that person was KILLED,my iPad serves as my handbag hoping to hear goodnews.even d kids in hospital where I work seems to notice and tell me that a now a living shadow of myself.they say that Rome was not built in a day,we can fix dis for d sake of d innocent kids and their dreams.those people bokoing and haraming,those hoping for heavenly virgins and those that see their lives as hell & drag innocent people with them by mass shooting and bombing is a clear sign of cowardly act.lets stop dis , the kids are living in fear.pls.

  3. Onyema

    September 27, 2013 at 5:12 AM

    All dis tins has been destined 2 occure for bible prophesies to b fulfilled.Islam is d rejected son ISHMEL 2gether wit his mother Abraham second wife so d can neva b happy cos God did nt choose dem as d 1st son & inheritance of Abraham

  4. benkada enoch

    September 27, 2013 at 5:31 AM

    God is greater

  5. bezo

    September 27, 2013 at 6:32 AM

    Why they non run when the say boko haram coming or why didn’t they pretend dead just as the one we read in kenya when the mum told them to pretend dead.

  6. Olanrewaju becks

    September 27, 2013 at 7:08 AM

    When will be all xtians learn? Why still going to church and conducting service in this deadly regions wen u knw u re vulnerable to attack? Wen u knw u re targetted and can be killed.u re just wasting ur lives cheaply daily,4get d church wateva and run for safety,u re purely d reasons 4 ur sorrows.I rest my case

  7. KOK

    September 27, 2013 at 10:08 AM

    May their souls rest in perfect peace

  8. K

    September 27, 2013 at 10:12 AM

    God wil surely judged bot d wicked an d righteous 1. May dere soul rst in peace.

  9. mrs ohio alias mrs ERANKO

    September 27, 2013 at 10:14 AM

    I do not understand why this pastor can not see that the terror are coming , let me prepare for them to turn them back away from coming to me , did Jesus fail to answer you or holy pope, all of you need my fathers broom from ijebu ode , to teach these people , because my father have got all sort of DIOBOLICAL MEANS TO HELP YOU GET RID OF BOKO IRANU, in the 60s at ijebu ode i witness where some terror experience hell , when they are coming , my father gave them a broom and they sweep from ijebu ode to ilorin, so if any of you want to be save , please get in touch with me to get your own broom from my father , because EMI NI OMO ALAGEMOMERINDINLADOTA , OMO IJAGUNIMOWEJE , OMO, OLOJU RO OJU LASAN , OMO ADE NI OJU KAN NI IKUN , PLEASE IN ORDER TO STOP KILLING ALL THESE PASTORS AND CHILDREN , YOU NEED MY FATHERS BROOM, IF BOKO ARE ONE THOUSAND COMING YOUR WAY , JUST THROW THE BROOM TO THEM , THEY WILL PICK IT UP AND STARTED SWEEPING , THE POWER OF GOD IS IN THE HAND OF IJEBU PEOPLE .

  10. iron bar

    September 27, 2013 at 3:18 PM

    bad eggs in police must hv masterminded the attacks

  11. Bush

    September 29, 2013 at 6:22 AM

    Since quran claims 2 b gvin by God and same claims unity. Consider
    matt 5:43 luv ur enemies and does good 2 those who persecute u.
    Quran 60:4 muslims are ask 2 hate their enemies until the repent.
    Matt26:52-53)whosoever take the sword wil surely perish by the sword.
    Quran2:191-193 slay dem wai eva u found dem drive dem out of the place.
    Matt 13:24-30 teaches hw believers and sinners should live 2geda until wen judgement day comes.
    Quran 8:12 i wil cast terror out frm the heart of unbelievers strike off their head and figerstip.
    Matt 5:10 Blessed are those who are persecuted bcus of righeousness, for theirs is the kindom.
    Quran 8:39 fight wit dem until there is no more persecution……. AMON DIS 2 RLGIONS WHCH 1 IS THE TRU WAY PLS.

    • mrs ohio alias mrs ERANKO

      September 29, 2013 at 7:52 PM

      ALL RELIGIONS ARE BLOOD SOCKER, IF THE CRUSADER HAVE NOW REST A BIT , DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE saint , The bad old days are back when these two religions are killing unbelievers . The christian countries are to blame for all these problem we are facing , because it is the kriyos who are the manufacturers of all sort of deadly weapons and are distributing it to the countries , all over the world , they failed to realised that they are suplying weapon of mass disruction, because of their selfishness , i study all religion , but i have decided to create my own energy. i worship myself now and my GOD , I DO NOT WANT ANYBODY TO TELL ME anymore , WHO TO BELIEVE , AND I HAVE STOPPED CALLING ANY NAMES THAT INVOLVE BLOOD , BECAUSE WHOSOVER IS CALLING NAME OF BLOOD WILL SURELY SEE BLOOD ,

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