Several dead after jihadist attack in Nigeria's Borno State

Several dead after jihadist attack in Nigeria’s Borno State

Police in Nigeria say at least 25 people have been killed in an attack by Islamist militants in north-eastern Borno state.

The attack took place in the fishing town of Dikwa which is near a stronghold of Boko Haram insurgents, local media reported.

The UN says extremist violence since 2009 has left more than 350,000 people dead and displaced millions of others.

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