Islamists 'kill at least 10 people' during village attack

Suspected Islamists have killed at least 10 people in an attack on a village less than three miles from Chibok - the scene of a mass abduction of over 200 school girls in April, survivors said.

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Witness recounts horror of the shooting

Suspected Islamist militants rolled into the Kautikiri village in Northern Nigeria and started shooting at people, a survivor said.

A #BringBackOurGirls protest in Abuja last week. Credit: REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Samuel Chibok said that around 20 men arrived in a Toyota pick-up truck and motorcycles and opened fire.

He said: "Initially I thought they were military but when I came out, they were firing at people. I saw people fleeing and they burned our houses." He added that two of his relatives were among the dead.

"Smoke was billowing from our town as I left," he said.

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