Africa / Middle East

Nigerian troops retake town as Boko Haram attacks villages

  MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops retook a major border town and killed scores of Boko Haram fighters Saturday, February 21, Nigeria’s military said, although witnesses also reported the Islamic extremists killed scores in attacks on other villages. Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade said troops seized back the garrison town of Baga, … Continue reading