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Nigeria: At least 45 dead in suspected Boko Haram attack

Nov 21, 2014    

Maiduguri (Nigeria): At least 45 people were killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in northeast Nigeria, officials and witnesses have said, in the latest violence to hit the restive region.The attack happened in the village of Azaya Kura in the Mafa area of Borno state on Wednesday, the caretaker chairman of Mafa local government area, Shettima Lawan said yesterday, calling it "wicked and despicable".Village chief Mallam Bulama said: "We counted 45 bodies at the end of the attack."But other residents said more may have died after they fled into the bush.Mafa, which is abo...

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