Boko Haram kills 41, scares hundreds from voting in Nigeria

March 28, 2015 11:36 PM

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Boko Haram kills 41, scares hundreds from voting in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria – Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.

In electoral violence elsewhere, three people including a soldier were shot and killed in political thuggery in southern Rivers state, and two car bombs exploded at polling stations in the southeast but no one was injured, according to police.

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