Nigeria's Boko Haram killed more than 100 during weekend attack

Reuters News
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Posted: Jan 08, 2015 12:37 PM

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 100 people were killed by Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Nigerian town of Baga at the weekend, the district head said on Thursday.

Abba Hassan gave the figure during a telephone news conference to journalists.

(Reporting by Lanre Ola; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)