40 dead in latest Boko Haram attack

2014-05-29 09:43
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau (Picture: AFP)

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau (Picture: AFP)

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Kano - The Islamist militant group Boko Haram attacked a village Wednesday in the Nigerian state of Borno, killing at least 40 people and setting most of the houses ablaze, according to local media.

 A resident of the village said that the few villagers who escaped unscathed had fled into nearby Chad.

The reported attack on a village followed Boko Haram's attacks on Tuesday on police stations and military outposts, in which dozens of people were killed in Yobe state.
- SAPA
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