January 21 2015
The leader of Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a massacre earlier this month in the Nigerian town of Baga, reports Deutsche Welle.
"We killed the people of Baga. We indeed killed them, as [Allah] commanded us in his book," said Abubakar Shekau in a video released on Tuesday.
Some reports say as many as 2,000 people were killed in a Boko Haram raid on the fishing village on Jan. 3, reported the BBC.
Amnesty International is among those saying 2,000 civilians were...
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