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Boko Haram reportedly kills pastor, five others in Yobe



Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly killed six people, including a pastor with Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN), Luka Levong, in Kwari, Geidam local government area of Yobe State.

Residents told journalists the insurgents stormed the community with sophisticated weapons at about 2:00 a.m., on Friday and shot the pastor and his church treasurer, Maina Abdullahi.

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They also killed other victims in their houses and set fire to vehicles and buildings, including the church before the arrival of security agents.

However, the state police command has not confirmed the attack at the time of filing this report.

Geidam which is located 177 kilometers from Damaturu, the state capital has recorded several attacks since the terror group launched its guerilla war against the Nigerian state in 2011.

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