Gunmen kill scores of people in raid in Nigeria near site where girls were kidnapped

June 29, 2014 4:15 PM

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Gunmen kill scores of people in raid in Nigeria near site where girls were kidnapped

The violence occurred near Kwada village where more than 200 girls were taken from a school by Islamic extremists led by Boko Haram. The group sprayed gunfire and burned four churches in the area.

BAUCHI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic extremists sprayed gunfire at worshippers and torched four churches Sunday in a village just miles from the town where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped, witnesses said.

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