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UN Confirms Up to 50 Killed in Monday’s Boko Haram Attack on Nigeria Town

UN Confirms Up to 50 Killed in Monday’s Boko Haram Attack on Nigeria Town

(AFP) Up to 50 people were killed in an attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram Islamists in a northeast Nigeria border town this week, the UN said Friday.

The attack on Damasak on Monday “killed up to 50 people and forced at least 3,000 to flee for their lives to Diffa region in neighbouring Niger,” Adrian Edwards, spokesman for the UN refugee agency, told reporters.

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