Unknown Gunmen Burn Down MTN, Airtel Mast In Kano and Maiduguri
In Kano, men on motorbikes destroyed MTN and Airtel mobile phone
masts in the early hours of Wednesday, a police officer told Reuters,
asking not to be named. He said Boko Haram was suspected to be behind
It was not clear if Boko Haram, which has killed hundreds this year
in the north, was involved. The sect usually attacks government,
security or sectarian targets.
Sources close to the sect said Boko Haram members have in the past been concerned they may be traced through mobile phones. Na wa ooo.