Archive for March, 2015

Militants from extremist group Boko Haram attacked several Nigerian towns, torching houses and fatally shooting those who fled before reportedly beheading some of the bodies with chainsaws. The string of terror attacks comes amid the presidential vote.

At least 25 people were killed and more than 30 injured in the village of Buratai in Borno state, local officials confirmed. Surviving witnesses described gruesome scenes of murder, saying that not only did the extremists set homes on fire and shoot those trying to escape, but also decapitated the bodies. Local politician Ibrahim Adamu, who fled the scene, told CNN that Boko Haram “slaughtered their victims like rams and decapitated them…”

via Boko Haram kills, ‘beheads with chainsaws’ 40 people to derail Nigeria elections — RT News.

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(CNN) Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday. A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a child inside a freezer. While investigating the body of a girl, authorities found a boy’s body, according to a release from the Detroit Police Department. A baliff serving an eviction made the initial discovery of two bodies found in a freezer. A baliff serving an eviction made the initial discovery of two bodies found in a freezer. Both bodies were inside a plastic bag, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said.

via Police discover bodies of two children in freezer – CNN.com.

Officials…said at least 24 died, and 48 more were injured, including tourists from Poland, Germany, Spain and Italy, most of them massacred as they got off a tour bus that brought them to the museum from a cruise ship.

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A father who made his teenage daughter pregnant was branded a “shameless coward” by a judge yesterday as he was jailed for incest.

The 55-year-old defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, had tried to make the 17-year-old girl go to the mainland for an abortion. She later gave birth to a baby girl.

He was sentenced to six years and eight months in jail.

via Man jailed for incest with teenage daughter who later gave birth | South China Morning Post.