Gunmen slaughter 65 mourners at funeral in Nigeria

65 mourners were slaughtered by gunmen in Maiduguri, Borno State of Nigeria during a funeral, according to local officials. The killings took place on Saturday and was executed by gunmen believed to Boko Haram fighters. Local media reported that the attack took place in a village called Gajiram, close to the regional capital Maiduguri. Local government chairman Muhammed Bulama was quoted by an AFP reporter to have said that “It is 65 people dead and 10 injured.” Bulama in his account said 23 people were killed as they returned from…

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