UPDATE 3-Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in north Nigeria

March 5, 2015 8:15 PM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, March 5 (Reuters) - At least 45 people were killed by suspected Boko Haram militants at dawn on Tuesday in a remote village of Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military sources and authorised vigilante groups told Reuters.

The insurgents started shooting into houses in Njaba at about 5:30 a.m. (0430 GMT), a military source in Maiduguri said on Thursday. The village is close to the town of Damboa and about 100 km (60 miles) south of state capital Maiduguri.

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