More Nigerian villages attacked by Boko Haram

More Nigerian villages attacked by Boko Haram
Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria

Kano – A series of suspected Boko Haram attacks in four villages in Nigeria’s restive northeast killed several people, residents said on Sunday, in the latest violence blamed on the Islamist insurgents.

The military was not immediately available to comment on the raids in Borno state, the hardest hit area during Boko Haram’s five-year extremist uprising, which has killed thousands.

All of the targeted villages are in the Gamboru Ngala district near the border with Cameroon, where Boko Haram killed hundreds in a gruesome attack earlier this month.

The latest unrest hit the villages of Nuwari, Musari, Walori on Saturday, where gunmen, some dressed as soldiers and riding in 4×4 trucks, opened fire on civilians and razed much of the area, according to multiple witness accounts.

“They burnt all the villages and stole all our livestock,” said Nuwari resident Bunu Kaloma, providing details reported by other witnesses….

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