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Toll from Boko Haram farm massacre in Nigeria rises to 70: governor

  • The massacre took place on Saturday in the village of Koshobe near the city of Maiduguri, with 43 killed according to an initial toll.
29 Nov 2020

MAIDUGURI: Suspected Boko Haram fighters killed at least 70 farmers in a weekend attack on rice fields in northeast Nigeria, the Borno state governor told reporters Sunday.

The massacre took place on Saturday in the village of Koshobe near the city of Maiduguri, with 43 killed according to an initial toll.

Borno Governor Babaganan Umara Zulum was speaking in the nearby village of Zabarmari after attending the burial of the 43 bodies recovered on Saturday.