Suspected Boko Haram gunmen killed 11 people in an attack on a remote town in the restive northeast of Nigeria, razing houses and forcing residents to flee, a local official and a witness said Thursday.
The raid targeted the town of Gajiganna in Borno state, which has been previously hit by the Islamist extremists.
“We have lost 11 of our innocent people,” said…read more on page 2Zarami Kolo, a senior local government official.
“The terrorists also injured (several) people and set on fire every single house in the village,” he said.
The raid began at sundown on Wednesday but details from the remote region, which has a poor mobile ph …
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