Boko Haram kills 74 men, 20 kids for refusing to join group

2015-03-06 11:18
File: AP

File: AP

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Johannesburg - Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed 74 men and 20 children for refusing to join the Islamist group, daily Vanguard reported on Friday.

The killings occurred in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Njaba.

There was no official confirmation of the attack, but a security source said the witness accounts quoted by the paper were credible.

Boko Haram has killed more than 13 000 people since 2009 in Nigeria.

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