Thursday, 12 December 2013
BREAKING NEWS: "Useless, stupid America! If you could do anything you would have done it in your country" Boko Haram Leader, Shekau Boasts
Leader of the Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau,
has today claimed responsibility for the
attacks on the Composite Group Air force
Base in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital that
occurred on 2nd December.
Shekau spoke in a 40 minutes video which was
obtained by newsmen through intermediaries
spoke in Arabic, Hausa and Kanuri in which he
claimed victory over Nigerian forces and vowed
to extend what he described as “Crusade” to the
shores of the United States of America.
The Boko Haram terrorists had attacked the 79
Composite Group of the Nigerian Air Force in
Maiduguri, destroying five aircrafts and many
buildings as well as the 333 Artillery Regiment
also in Maiduguri where many buildings and
vehicles were destroyed and burnt.
Meanwhile the Nigerian Army had insisted the
military troops were able to inflict serious
casualties on the terrorists and claimed that 25
insurgents were killed but the Boko Haram
leader, Shekau in the new video said he only lost
seven of his men but killed “many soldiers”.
Shekau said, “This message is intended as a glad
tiding. Allah the Almighty has given us victory in
the attack we launched inside Maiduguri (which
was) called Borno in ancient times.
“We stormed the city and fought them (and)
Allah blessed us with lots of booty. Three of our
men carried out suicide bombings, three of our
men died from bullets, one of them died from
friendly fire and not from your bullet. May Allah
accept them as Martyrs and may we attain such
“Useless, stupid America! If you could do
anything you would have done it in your
country. Vagabond. You are boasting you are
going to join forced with Nigeria to crush us,
bloody liars. You couldn’t crush us when we
were carrying sticks. Is it today when we storm
your barracks and commandeered your things
one after the other.
“By Allah we will never stop. Don’t think we will
stop in Maiduguri, tomorrow you will see us in
America itself. Our operation is not confined to
Nigeria, it is for the whole world,” Shekau said.