Washington, Sep 30: Nearly 50 students were killed after Islamic terrorists dressed in Nigerian military uniforms assaulted a college in the country on Sunday.
One surviving student said that the terrorists started gathering students into groups and then they opened fire and killed one group and then moved onto the next group and killed them.
According to Fox News, Provost Molima Idi Mato of Yobe State College of Agriculture in rural Gujba said that the extremists attacked the students while they were sleeping in their hostels, they opened fire at them.
Nigeria State Police Commissioner Sanusi Rufai said that he suspected that the terrorist group Boko Haram was behind the attack.
Idi Mato said he could not give an exact death toll as security forces still are recovering bodies of students mostly aged between 18 and 22, but he said as many as 50 may have been killed.
One witness said that almost all those killed were Muslims.(ANI)