Islamist Group Named ‘Western Education Is Forbidden’ Slaughters 43 Boys in Nigerian School

Chris Pleasance, Daily Mail (London), February 25, 2014

Suspected Islamic militants killed 43 students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college, survivors said.

The terrorists, thought to be from Boko Haram, set a locked hostel on fire, before shooting and slitting the throats of those who tried to climb out the windows. Some were burned alive.

Adamu Garba said he and other teachers who ran away through the bush estimate 40 students died in the assault that began around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Federal Government College at Buni Yadi.

It is a co-ed school about 45 miles south of Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state, and difficult to communicate with because extremists last year destroyed the cell phone tower there.

Garba, who teaches at a secondary school attached to the college, said the attackers first set ablaze the college administrative block, then moved to the hostels, where they locked students in and started firebombing the buildings.

At one hostel, he said: ‘Students were trying to climb out of the windows and they were slaughtered like sheep by the terrorists who slit their throats. Others who ran were gunned down.’

He said students who could not escape were burned alive.

The attackers also reportedly hurled explosives into student residential buildings, sprayed gunfire into rooms and hacked a number students to death.

A senior medical source at the Sani Abacha Specialist Hospital in Yobe’s capital Damaturu said the gunmen only targeted male students and that female students were ‘spared’.

‘So far, 43 bodies have been brought (from the college) and are lying at the morgue,’ said the source, who requested anonymity as he was not authorised to discuss death tolls.

Damaturu resident Babagoni Musa told AFP that four ambulances carrying dead bodies drove past his shop, which falls on the road from Buni Yadi.

‘They had tree branches on them which is a sign used here to signify a corpse is in a vehicle,’ he said.

People whose relatives were studying at the college had surrounded the morgue and were desperately seeking information about those killed, forcing the military to take control of the building to restore calm, the hospital source said.

Yobe is one of three northeastern states which was placed under emergency rule in May last year when the military launched a massive operation to crush the Boko Haram uprising.

At least 40 students were killed in September at an agriculture training college in Yobe after Boko Haram gunmen stormed a series of dorms in the middle of the night and sprayed gunfire on sleeping students.

Tuesday’s attack brings the toll from killings blamed on Boko Haram to more than 300 this month alone.

It is the first reported in Yobe state and the first school attack reported this year by suspected fighters of the terrorist network of Boko Haram–the nickname that means Western education is forbidden.

President Goodluck Jonathan told a news conference Monday night that the Boko Haram attacks were ‘quite worrisome’ but that he was sure ‘we will get over it.’

Thousands of Nigerians have lost family members, houses, businesses, their belongings and livelihoods in the 4-year-old rebellion.

And it likely will anger regional officials who charge the military is losing its war to halt the Islamic uprising in the northeast of Africa’s biggest oil producer.

The military has said recent attacks are being perpetrated by militants who have escaped a sustained aerial bombardment and ground assaults on forest hideouts along the border with Cameroon.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday condemned the ‘unspeakable violence and acts of terror’ and said the United States is helping Nigerian authorities to develop a comprehensive approach ‘to combat the threat posed by Boko Haram while protecting civilians and ensuring respect for human rights.’

But survivors and local officials charge they get no protection. And refugees who have fled to neighboring states have said that they are fleeing the extremists as much as the fallout from a military campaign in which soldiers are accused of gross human rights abuses including executions of people suspected of helping Boko Haram.

‘Everybody is living in fear,’ local government chairman Maina Ularamu told AP after Izghe village was attacked twice in a week this month–with militants first killing 106 and burning hundreds of thatched huts, then returning to kill another three people and setting ablaze what little remained of the settlement in neighboring Adamawa state.

‘There is no protection. We cannot predict where and when they are going to attack. People can’t sleep with their eyes closed,’ Ularamu said.

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  • dd121

    More sensitivity training from the religion of peace.

  • Truthseeker

    Muslims should be sealed off from everyone else in their own countries. This type of extremism is too common whenever Islam clashes with the West (in this case an institution providing Western education). These incidents are not just small blips on the radar.

    • nBmnp

      clashes with the West? What about the clashes between Moslems and Buddists in Thailand? What about Moslems and orthodox Christians in the Caucasus? What about Moslems and Hindus in India? What about Moslems and a different kind of Moslems in Syria, Iraq, etc.?

      Moslems cannot live in peace with any other religion or even with their own kind.

      • captainc

        moslems and buddhists clashes in thailand are due to thai hegemony in traditional muslim sultanate of pattani.

        the same the ones in caucasus, the inhabitants were part of ottoman if not persian empire.

        moslems in iraq and syria are trying to expel the supplanter of true islam that is the shiites out of islamic fold, once shiites declare that they are of different religion than islam, moslems will leave them alone.

        moslems in india were part of mughal empire before british came. moslem kings and hindu subjects.

  • Manaphy

    “Suspected Islamic militants killed 43 students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian college.”

    Nothing wrong here. That is 43 enemies eliminated. My should I, as a white nationalist, give a damn about dead Bantus?

    • LACountyRedneck

      Exactly. I don’t see a problem here. Going to the next story. Ciao.

    • D.B. Cooper

      43 dead Nigerian students will become 43,000 refugees granted asylum by BOTH political parties for “educational persecution”.
      I propose settling 4,300 of them in Manaphy’s neighborhood because a little diversity should cure you of your racist ways.

  • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

    Somehow John Kerry couldn’t find a way to blame this on global “warming.”

  • Extropico

    Da White man’s oil revenue juju isn’t enough to prevent internecine bellicosity.

  • KevinPhillipsBong

    I see limitless dark on the other side of the curtain upon which is written, “Western Education is Forbidden.”

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    Diversity is our greatest strength.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      And unity is our greatest weakness.

  • Daniel Schmuhl

    I know some people will put a lot of the blame on Islam, but really this is the kind of behavior you expect from Africans. African Christians do all kinds of awful things. Some Muslim partsmof Eastern Europe are relatively peaceful compared to Africa.

    • captainc

      it’s true, bloods are thicker than religions.

  • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

    Black + Muslim = Dumb + Deadly
    Dumb refugees being settled throughout white enclaves, such as Salt Lake City, is bad enough, but because of an anti-white racist federal government, we’re getting both dumb and deadly. At some point, either we are exterminated or we start retaliating against our enemies. I vote for retaliation.

  • Tarczan

    Islam and blacks is a combination of the worst of two worlds.

    • JohnEngelman

      A black Muslim cannot decide whether to rob a store or to blow it up in the name of Islam.

      • captainc

        Couldn’t he do both?

        • PvtCharlieSlate

          To do both would require planing which one to do first which involves the concept of future time which cannot be expressed using Ebonics since Ebonics lacks the necessary grammatical structure.

          Where store be? What dey sell? Who own store?

          Know what I sayin?

        • Lagerstrom

          He certainly could. Rob it, kill everyone in it, then blow it up. That’s three!

  • Truth Teller

    So they spared the women and girls. Standard muslim practice since 640 AD. Kill the men and take the women into sex slavery.

    • captainc

      I thought that comes first from the Bible.

      Numbers 31:7 – And they warred against the Midianites, as the LORD commanded Moses; and they slew all the males.

    • Extropico

      Also standard practice much earlier as described in the Bible.

      “As you approach a town to attack it, first offer its people terms for peace. If they accept your terms and open the gates to you, then all the people inside will serve you in forced labor. But if they refuse to make peace and prepare to fight, you must attack the town. When the LORD your God hands it over to you, kill every man in the town. But you may keep for yourselves all the women, children, livestock, and other plunder. You may enjoy the spoils of your enemies that the LORD your God has given you.”

      Deuteronomy 20:10-14

      • captainc

        We should ban Jewish faith and all Christian denominations that believe literally all the things in the Bible. Kick these Christians and Jews out back to Mud-dle East.

        • Katherine McChesney

          From the comments on your profile and your language you must be a godless Muslim. You sound like the enemy.

      • captainc

        no different with moslems, would you say middle easterners will always be middle easterners?

        although qur’an is more compassionate regarding war prisoners, but still from time to time moslems could get carried away.

        • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

          In the 1973 war, the Egyptians murdered Jews who were seen on television unwounded, but later sent home dead to their families. I always executed Serb officers in 1991, but never the enlisted.

          • captainc

            hmm, did you have nightmares? did NATO rape Serbians?

          • AndrewInterrupted

            The Serbs were trying to take back what was rightfully theirs: Kosovo. The ethnic Albanians overwhelmed Kosovo with shear numbers–then took it. Sound familiar?

      • AndrewInterrupted

        Isn’t funny how pragmatic religion can be?

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    More proof that the worst enemies of blacks is…more blacks.

  • Max

    Apparently the Islamics haven’t heard of the benefits of tolerance and diversity yet. What say we send John Boehner and Piers Morgan to explain it to them.

  • Spartacus

    None of them deserved to live anyway .

  • IstvanIN

    Afreakans killing Afreakans, this is news? I should care?

  • JohnEngelman

    Black Christians are likely to respond more vigorously to this sort of thing than white Christians would.

    • Lagerstrom

      True, but they’re a strange sort of Christian.

  • Lagerstrom

    The ‘religion of peace’ strikes again!

  • puffdaddy

    Great! Let’s import more of them here!

  • Malgus

    In other news, Bongonians from a group you’ve never heard of went and killed a bunch of other Bongonians somewhere over in Bongostan…

    Okay… so?

    Welp, back to my life…

  • JJCULLEN

    Best news today, Keep up the good work…….

  • Malgus

    True.. they’re already doing that with Somali pirate scum…. go over, scoop up a planeload, invent new identities for everyone, then dump them in a historically all-white area… lather, rinse, repeat…

    When things finally end up going pear shaped over here, at least we know their M.O. and can prepare accordingly…

  • soulhunter

    Nigeria is full of idiots . . .what they do with their own
    cannibalistic animals is their own business as far as I’m concerned,
    as long as they ALL stay over there, they can feel free to kill themselves off as they all see fit. . . .

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Let’s send baby Zuckerbird over there and let him teach them all about diversity.

    • Marc Zuckurburg

      Can’t I just write a check?

      The thought of having to run around a bunch of black people, some of them Muslims, gives me the heebee jeebees.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Boy, Manaphy can’t catch a break.
    I’d be a fan of his if I could ever find out what he wrote….<;-(