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29 Boys Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Boarding School In Nigeria

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February 25, 2014 AT 3:55 AM
Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram stormed a boarding school in Nigeria overnight and killed 29 pupils, police and the military said on Tuesday. Some of the students bodies were burned to ashes, Police Commissioner Sanusi Rufai said of the attack on the Federal Government college of Buni Yadi, a secondary school in Yobe state in the country's northeast. A similar attack in June in the village of Mamudo left 22 students dead. The failure of the military to protect civilians is fuelling anger in the northeast, the region worst affected by the four- and-a-half-year-old insurgency.