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Boko Haram: This is War!
22 January 2012

Boko Haram: This is War!       
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The scale of the horrendous events in Kano on Friday evening, is just sinking in. Latest count says 214 might have died in the blast. 
The events of Kano, has clearly shown that the terrorist movement is not only getting more sophisticated and daring, but is in fact growing in scope and fire power. The earlier the Nigeria authorities comes to this realization, the better.

 From January 2011 till date, there has been about 936 Boko-Haram Related Deaths by counts.

Not only are the terrorists getting more daring, sophisticated and better organised, they are stepping up on their propaganda machinery. Last Friday as the Kano attack was going on, they were also distributing propaganda leaflets in the city. This month they also made history when they postedthey first video message on youtube.

The content of the leaflet says:

"In the name of God, the most beneficent and merciful.
We are the ones that they address with the prohibited name Boko Haram, when our name is Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnah Lidda Awati Wal Jihad (Congregation of Followers of the Prophet involved in the Call to Islam and Religious Struggle)
This message is to the people of Kano. You should know that the security (Police) in Kano are using tricks in arresting our people, that is they tell people in different neighborhoods that they are arresting thieves or armed robbers – you should know that it is our people that they are arresting.

We do not have any intention of touching any people of this town if they do not touch us. Because our war is with the Government that is fighting Islam with the Christian association of Nigeria (CAN) that are killing Muslims even eating their flesh and those who helped them to fight us even if they are Muslims.
Anyone who is instrumental to the arrest of our members is assured that their own is coming.

Message from the leader of Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnah Lidda Awati Wal Jihad

-Imam Abubakar Muhammad Abubakar bin Mohammed (Shikau)

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