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Nigeria Elections 2015 Boko Haram terrorists kill 2 at Gombe polling units

The attacks occurred today, March 28, in the Birin Bolawa and Birin Fulani areas of the state as residents were gathered to vote in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, AFP reports.

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Boko Haram terrorists

(AFP)

Boko Haram terrorists have reportedly launched an attack on polling units in Gombe State leaving two people dead, residents say.

The attacks occurred today, March 28, in the Birin Bolawa and Birin Fulani areas of the state as residents were gathered to vote in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, AFP reports.

“We could hear the gunmen shouting, ‘Didn’t we warn you about staying away from (the) election?” an election official, who chose to remain anonymous said.

Boko Haram insurgents had earlier warned residents against voting during the elections and the sect's leader, Abubakar Shekau had also vowed to disrupt the polls.

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