Boko Haram kills dozens in fresh raids in Nigerian town




 
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January 9th, 2015  
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By Ardo Abdullah BAUCHI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people and burned down homes in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga in the past two days, in a second killing spree since seizing control there at the weekend, witnesses said on Thursday. Two locals said the Islamist insurgents began shooting indiscriminately and burning buildings on Tuesday evening in raids on the civilian population that carried on into Wednesday. "I escaped with my family in the car after seeing how Boko Haram was killing people ... I saw bodies in the street. ...

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