April 21, 2013
Intense fighting between the military and Islamist militants in north Nigeria is reported to have killed at least 185 civilians and destroyed 2,000 homes.
Rocket-propelled grenades and heavy gunfire bombarded the remote town of Baga near the border with Chad for hours on Friday evening, government and military officials say.
Nigeria faces a long-running insurgency in its predominantly Muslim north.
This article was posted: Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 9:58 pm