29 students killed in Nigerian school attack

Saturday 06 July 2013 14.41
Nigerian government has declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states
Nigerian government has declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states

Islamic extremists have killed 29 students and one teacher in an attack on a boarding school in northeast Nigeria.

Survivors are being treated for burn and gunshots wounds following the attack on Government Secondary School in Mamudo town in Yobe state.

The Nigerian government declared a state of emergency mid-May in three northeastern states.

Dozens of schools have been torched and an unknown number of students are among more than 1,600 victims killed by extremists since 2010.

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