"The Islamist Boko Haram group, which was added to the UN's terrorism list in May, is against Western education and wants to incorporate Sharia law in the country's constitution."
Abuja, May 29 - At least 32 people were killed Thursday as suspected Boko Haram gunmen stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno along the Cameroon border, security officials said.

A military officer said the operation by the gunmen had similarities with that of Boko Haram, Xinhua reported.

According to police, the gunmen stormed the village on motorcycles, shooting sporadically throughout the one-hour-long attack.

Some people fled into neighbouring Gamboru that had earlier witnessed the massacre of over 100 people by Boko Haram.

The Islamist Boko Haram group, which was added to the UN's terrorism list in May, is against Western education and wants to incorporate Sharia law in the country's constitution.

The Boko Haram killed 40 people Wednesday in an attack in northeastern Nigeria.


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