June 25, 2017

Gunmen kill pastor, burn church in Yobe

Yobe State police say gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents killed a pastor and his son and torched a church.

The attack happened on Thursday before dawn, according to the Associated Press.

Police say the gunmen were armed with automatic rifles and explosives. The church and five homes were set ablaze. The clergyman and his son were not the only victims. According to the report the village head at Dorawa was also killed in the attack this morning.

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