Islamic radicals from the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria attacked and burned the villages of Kuburumbula and Boftari in the Chibok area, killing at least two Christians, early this week.
The terrorists burned down homes and vandalized shops and a local market in the same area where 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in 2014. The government is denying that anyone was killed.
"For the second week in a row, we are mourning the loss of Christians in Nigeria who were murdered by Boko Haram militants. This string of attacks has us deeply concerned for the safety of our Christian brothers and sisters in the Chibok area of Nigeria's northeast," International Christian Concern's Regional Manager, William Stark, said in a statement.
Stark noted that Boko Haram's new leadership under Abu Musab al-Barnawi has vowed to increase its attacks on Christians in recent weeks, which has sparked new worry among the Christian community.
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