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Pope Francis Reacts To Killing Of 43 Rice Farmers By Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno

Pope Francis has condemned the killing of farmers by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.

Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the gruesome murder of about 43 rice farmers by Boko Haram terrorists at Zabarmari in the Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.

Pope Francis Reacts To Killing Of 43 Rice Farmers By Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno 1

KanyiDaily had reported how Boko Haram terrorists beheaded 43 rice farmers last Saturday in Borno, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, where Nigerian Army has used as headquarters in the ongoing war against insurgency.

Reacting during his weekly general audience which was eld virtually from his library in the Vatican, Pope Francis described the unfortunate incident as a`terroristic massacre’ that offended the name of God.

He also prayed that God grants peace and comfort to the families of the slain farmers.

“I want to assure my prayers for Nigeria, which unfortunately once again has been bloodied by a terroristic massacre,” he said.

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Remembering those who he said were “brutally killed”, Pope Francis said:

“May God welcome them into his peace and comfort their families, and may he convert the hearts of those who commit such horrors, which gravely offend His name.:

Meanwhile, Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has revealed why they killed the 43 rice farmers, warning that the same fate will behold those who don’t repent.

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