Boko Haram militants attack local community in Nigeria; 12 killed

  • Boko Haram militants attacked a local community in the Nigerian state of Borno, killing at least 12 people, reports said. Most of the victims of the militant raid are believed to be from the Warsala agrarian community. Several vehicles and houses were burned in the attack.

    The Islamist fighters have stepped up their attacks on civilian targets in Nigeria since last month, with Borno state, a militant stronghold, bearing the brunt of the raids.

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