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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Gunmen kill Petrol Station General Manager in Maiduguri

A general
withheld) of
one of the fuel
stations in
Maiduguri, the
Borno state
capital was
yesterday shot dead by gunmen suspected to be
Boko Haram members.
According to news reports, the gunmen supposedly
laid ambush on the deceased in Ajilari/Railway
crossing ward of Maiduguri metropolis and shot
him dead as he headed for his house after
performing the Magrib prayers at a nearby Mosque
some minutes to 7pm.
A resident of the area said that the gunmen after
killing the General Manager, fled the scene
He said, "I was about entering my house when I
saw three people in a Keke Napep (tricycle) riding
towards the house of the General Manager, and
before I know it, I heard gunshots, which led to
many people around the area running helter
scelter for their safety, I quickly entered my house,
and because of the curfew imposed on the state
capital as well as the emergency rule, we had to
remain indoors, until this morning 8am that we
saw his corpse still lying without being attended
to". He narrated.

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