Six Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attacks in Borno State

Channels Television  
Updated January 9, 2012

Police say suspected members of the Boko Haram sect have killed six people in two attacks in northeast Nigeria.

They added that gunmen attacked a military vehicle on Sunday afternoon in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.

Military spokesman Lt. Col. Hassan Ifijeh Mohammed says the attack killed three civilians and wounded six civilians and one soldier.

According to the Borno State police commissioner, Mr. Simeon Midenda another attack on a tea shop on Saturday night in Biu in Borno state killed three people.

At least 52 people have been killed in recent days by Boko Haram.