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Nigerian Boko Haram extremists burn homes with villagers still inside

Nigerian Boko Haram extremists burn homes with villagers still inside

Boko Haram, the extremist militia allied with Islamic State, killed dozens of people, including children, in a weekend attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, a sign the group may be reasserting itself after a series of retreats.

Boko Haram extremists attacked the village of Dalori late Saturday, opening fire on residents and burning houses with people inside, according to local media. Reports of the dead ranged from about 65 to 90 people.

The attack was typical of assaults by the Nigerian extremist group in recent years: Militants storm in, shooting people randomly, killing men and burning houses. Local media reported dozens of people were injured.

One survivor,...

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