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Worthy Christian News » Boko Haram Burns Churches, Kills More Than 30 people, Residents say

By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent

ABUJA, NIGERIA (Worthy News)– At least 30 Nigerians were killed Sunday in raids on four Christian villages in the northeastern state of Borno by suspected Boko Haram islamists, according to CNN.

Gunmen on motorcycles had shot their way into the villages of Kwada, Ngurojina, Karagau and Kautikari; eyewitnesses said the gunmen even pursued residents into the bush to kill them.

"We have confirmed that 30 bodies have so far been recovered in the four villages attacked by the gunmen," said Enoch Mark, a Christian priest in Chibok. "We now have to wait until things calm down to scour the bushes to collect bodies".

Nigeria's military response to the assault was so slow it allowed the gunmen time to inflict great carnage, Mark said.

Villagers who were able to escape fled to nearby towns.

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