Reports from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, say that the members of the deadly Boko Haram sect attacked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation filling station last night, December 27, with at least 35 people dead, while 50 others were injured.
One of the witnesses said: “They attacked a beer parlor deep down Polo area that by proxy is closer to Jiddari and Molai… Istifanus was some chap we know, went to shack a couple of bottles as per holidays…. Now he’s dead.”
While details are still sketchy SR disclosed that the terrorists killed at least 35 people, while 50 others were injured.
FLASH: At least 35 dead 50 injured from Boko Haram attacks on a gas station yesterday in Maiduguri
— Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) December 28, 2015
The attack is coming just days after Buhari said Nigeria has “technically” defeated the Boko Haram sect.