235 killed in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and bandits

Mourners carry for burial the victims of suicide bomb attacks in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, on November 16, 2017. At least 235 people have been killed in November 2017 in northern Nigerian states of Adamawa and Zamfara in attacks by insurgents, ethnic militias and bandits, reports show. PHOTO | STRINGER | AFP

What you need to know:

  • President Muhammadu Buhari has described the attacks as “very cruel and dastardly”.
  • He directed Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris to deploy more personnel to prevent further attacks.



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