Boko Haram kill 'dozens' in NE Nigeria: locals

A grab taken from a video posted on YouTube on June 2, 2015 by Boko Haram shows an alleged Boko Haram member delivering a speech at an undisclosed locationBoko Haram gunmen on horseback killed dozens of people in a village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state near the border with Cameroon, local eyewitnesses told AFP on Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday morning in Fatawe village near Gwoza, where around 100 Boko Haram militants rounding up residents, tying their hands behind their backs then slitting their throats, they said. “They killed several dozens but I can’t give a precise number because we have yet to go back and take a headcount of the dead” said Amodu Kadir, a village resident who fled to Mubi village in neighbouring Adamawa state.

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