Boko Haram Militant Kills Muslim Cleric in Borno State

Monday August 15, 2011 – Boko Haram Militants Kills Muslim Cleric in Borno State

Boko Haram sect has once more killed a well known Imam in Borno State in the most recent chain of targeted assassinations distressing the region.

According to Police 65-year-old Liman Bana passed away on Friday August 12, night time after sustaining chronic gunshot wounds while trekking home from completing prayers at the main mosque in Ngala, a border town with Chad.

Borno state police spokesperson Abubakar Kabiru stated that the wanted gunmen drove away on a motorbike and sped across the border immediately after the attack.

Kabiru attributed the attack to Boko Haram. This radical Islamic sect is mainly responsible for series of mysterious deaths in Borno state in the last year.