Sunday, January 11, 2015

Boko Haram kills 2,000 Nigerian civilians: displaces 10,000 others

The extremist group Boko Haram has pulled off one of the deadliest attack ever recorded.

This attack focused on Baga and the surrounding towns and villages. The extremists attacked an estimated 16 towns around Baga,

According to the BBC, These towns are just gone and the whole area is covered in bodies.

The deadly attack has led to the deaths of an estimated 2,000 Nigerian civilians, and has sent approximately 10,000 people fleeing into neighboring Chad, according to the Associated Press

Baga, which once had a population of about 10,000 people, is now “virtually nonexistent..

Boko Haram is an extremists opposed to Western-style education and secular governance in Nigeria.