Boko Haram kills 9, kid­naps 45

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Boko Haram mil­i­tants have killed nine peo­ple and kid­napped 45 oth­ers, most of them women and chil­dren, af­ter at­tack­ing a vil­lage in Niger’s south­ern Diffa re­gion, ac­cord­ing to lo­cal me­dia re­ports. The at­tack oc­curred be­tween Sun­day night and Mon­day morn­ing. Ear­lier in last week, two Boko Haram mem­bers car­ried out a sui­cide bomb at­tack in the same re­gion, killing them­selves and two oth­ers, and in­jur­ing 11.

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