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Boko Haram kill 80 Nigerians

KANO, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback shot dead nearly 80 people in attacks on three villages in Nigeria’s restive northeast at the weekend, a vigilante and residents told AFP on Monday.The attacks were the latest bloodbath in the six-year-old insurgency by the extremist group aimed at carving out

By our correspondents
September 01, 2015
KANO, Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback shot dead nearly 80 people in attacks on three villages in Nigeria’s restive northeast at the weekend, a vigilante and residents told AFP on Monday.
The attacks were the latest bloodbath in the six-year-old insurgency by the extremist group aimed at carving out an Islamic state in the volatile region.