Al-Azhar expressed on Sunday its strong condemnation of the heinous terrorist incident carried out by Boko Haram militant group as it slaughtered at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen while they were harvesting crops in Nigeria’s northern Borno State.
Al-Azhar affirmed that such brutal terrorist crimes by Boko Haram, especially in this region, is evidence that those terrorists are away from the principles of tolerant religions.
It stressed the need for a serious and decisive confrontation to eliminate these terrorist groups and put an end for their evils.
Al-Azhar offered condolences to the families of the victims, wishing speedy recovery for the injured people.
Meanwhile, Dr. Shawqi Allam , the grand Mufti of the Republic, condemned the brutal terrorist crime committed by the “Boko Haram” terrorist group.