Survivor Says Boko Haram Burned Children Alive In Nigeria


Scores of charred corpses and bodies with bullet wounds littered the streets from Saturday night’s attack on Dalori village. A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Survivor, Alamin Bakura said, weeping on a telephone call to The Associated Press the shooting and burning continued for four hours, . He said several of his family members were killed or wounded. Boko Haram has taken to attacking soft targets, increasingly with suicide bombers, since the military last year drove them out of towns and villages in northeastern Nigeria.

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