Islamic Extremists ‘Deadliest Massacre’ of a Village in Thousands; Shooting or Burning Residents Alive

2,000 might be low-balling the slaughter. Many say it was over 3,000. Boko Haram used little girls strapped with bombs to kill and maim. Then they went in with guns and machetes. For those who hid in their homes, they were burned alive. Many drowned fleeing and Boko Haram, like ISIS, is marching forward. Genocidally wiping out Christians and anyone who gets in their way and does not convert. The town was razed and those who did not drown, that made it to Kangala Island, are dying from lack of food, cold and malaria on the mosquito-infested island. The Caliphate is marching forward leaving a wake of death, rape and enslavement in their wake.

From CNN:

Kano, Nigeria (CNN)The attackers sped into a Nigerian town with grenade launchers — their gunfire and explosions shattering the early morning calm.

As terrified residents scattered into bushes in Baga town and surrounding villages, the gunmen unloaded motorcycles from their trucks and followed in hot pursuit.

Residents hid under scant brush. Bullets pierced them.

Some sought refuge in their homes. They were burned alive.

Many who tried to cross into neighboring Chad drowned while trying to swim through Lake Chad.

By the time the weapons went quiet, local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people.

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That was January 3, nine days ago.

On Monday, bodies still littered the bushes in the area.

“It is still not safe to go and pick them up for burial,” said Musa Bukar, the chairman of the local government where Baga is located.

No emergency crews will enter the villages where militants are still running amok, local authorities said.

“Baga is not accessible because it is still occupied by Boko Haram,” said Sen. Maina Ma’aji Lawan of northern Borno state.

The strategic Nigerian town borders Chad, giving the extremists better access to both countries.

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Boko Haram has terrorized northern Nigeria regularly since 2009, attacking police, schools, churches and civilians, and bombing government buildings. The Islamist group has said its aim is to impose a stricter form of Sharia law across Nigeria, which is split between a majority Muslim north and a mostly Christian south.

The group’s brutal tactics have shocked and stunned the world.

It has kidnapped students, including more than 200 schoolgirls who were abducted in April — and remain missing.

On Saturday, explosives strapped to a girl detonated at a crowded marketplace in Nigeria, killing at least 20 people. Although no one has claimed responsibility, Boko Haram militants are the main suspects.

But the scale of the early January attack — the death of hundreds, possibly thousands — defies belief.

The attacks started at dawn on January 3 and continued throughout the weekend, according to residents.

“Each new crime committed by Boko Haram exceeds the last in brutality. This is a direct consequence of the environment of total impunity in which Boko Haram operates. Every time they get away with mass murder, rape and the enslavement of women and children, they are emboldened,” Angelina Jolie, special envoy of U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said in a statement.

Now the military in Nigeria is chasing and supposedly fighting Boko Haram. But I find it curious they never succeed. More likely they are supporting the Islamic militants. President Goodluck Jonathan’s government seems to tacitly approve of the opposition stronghold’s slaughter. This is just another face of the Caliphate, whether it be ISIS, Boko Haram or al Qaeda – this is Islam and the march of conquest. In the end, this fight will touch each of us and be in our cities, neighborhoods and homes. It is an Islamic revolution and we must defeat it.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton is an editor and writer for Right Wing News. She owns and blogs at NoisyRoom.net. She is a Constitutional Conservative and NoisyRoom focuses on political and national issues of interest to the American public. Terresa is the editor at Trevor Loudon's site, New Zeal - trevorloudon.com. She also does research at KeyWiki.org. You can email Terresa here. NoisyRoom can be found on Facebook and on Twitter.

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