Around 50 killed as Boko Haram hits NE Nigeria village

Children stand near the rubble of a burnt house after Boko Haram attacks at Dalori village on the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria on January 31, 2016Around 50 people were killed when Boko Haram fighters armed with guns and explosives attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria, medics and local residents said on Sunday. It was the third deadly attack to hit Nigeria’s restive northeast since Wednesday, after suicide bombers killed at least 24 people in two separate attacks on towns to the south. Nigeria’s army said the gunmen attacked Dalori just outside the northern city of Maiduguri late on Saturday, burning down the village and sending residents fleeing into the bush.

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