Fresh Attacks in Nigeria's Borno State

At least 48 people have reportedly been killed in separate attacks on villages around Borno State by suspected Boko Haram militants.

Boko Haram

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Kills Villagers in Fresh Attacks

    Premium Times, 21 May 2014

    "It was their shooting that actually woke us up; it was about 3 a.m. when we began to hear distant shootings and explosions." read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram Attacks Near Chibok Claim 30

    This Day, 21 May 2014

    Two attacks by Boko Haram gunmen have claimed 30 lives near Chibok, Borno state. Eye witnesses said the first attack on Monday afternoon killed 10 in the village of Shawa, some ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigeria Violence - 'Boko Haram Kill 17' in Village Attack

    Daily Independent, 21 May 2014

    The Islamist group Boko Haram has been accused of killing at least 17 people in an attack on a village in north-east Nigeria, close to where hundreds of schoolgirls were seized. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Borno - Gunmen Kill 29 in Alagarno, Shawa and Kopchi Villages

    Daily Trust, 21 May 2014

    Gunmen suspected to be members of the Book Haram Haram have killed 29 people in separate attacks on Borno villages, locals said. Nine people were killed during a night raid on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Gunmen Kill 30 Villagers in Fresh Borno Attack

    Leadership, 21 May 2014

    At least 30 villagers were killed and several others injured as gunmen attacked Shawa village in Damboa local government area of Borno State, witnesses said. read more »