The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo42° Rain

Wednesday

Hi54° Rain then Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Slight Chance Rain then Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi55° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo35° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi58° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo38° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi56° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

Islamic extremists suspected in bloody school attack

Send to Kindle
Print This

DAMATURU, Nigeria — Yobe state governor’s spokesman says soldiers guarding a checkpoint near a government school mysteriously withdrew hours before a pre-dawn attack in which suspected Islamic extremists killed at least 29 students.

A teacher said the militants struck before dawn today and locked the door of a dormitory where male students were sleeping and then set it ablaze, slitting the throats of students who tried to clamber out of windows and gunning down those who ran away. He said…

View my options or Sign in