20 killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages

  • Boko Haram fighters attacked a military base in the Cashew Plantation area at the entrance to the city of Maiduguri with suicide bombers, mortars and guns, leading to a prolonged battle.
  • One soldier was among the dead, the army said in a statement, which added that it had killed six insurgents and “neutralized” seven suicide bombers.
By AFP ·