Ter­ror­ists mur­der 27

Wales On Sunday - - NEWS -

RES­I­DENTS in Nige­ria’s north­ern Borno state say at­tacks by Boko Haram ex­trem­ists on sev­eral vil­lages in the past week have killed at least 27.

Modu Jialta, from a self-de­fence group with the Ngan­zai lo­cal coun­cil, said the Is­lamic ex­trem­ists en­tered vil­lages on Wed­nes­day, killing at least 15, slit­ting their throats and shoot­ing them.

Mai Abatcha Monguno, com­man­der of Guza­mala coun­cil’s self-de­fence forces, says 12 peo­ple were killed in vil­lages there.

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