Boko Haram kills 145 in Nigeria

(AGI) Maiduguri - Two violent attacks by Boko Haramoccurred in northeastern Nigeria, killing 145 people. The firstattack occurred in the village  

(AGI) Maiduguri, July 2 - Two violent attacks by Boko Haramoccurred in northeastern Nigeria, killing 145 people. The firstattack occurred in the village of Mussaram, 8 kilometres fromthe city of Monguno where 48 men were held by rebels andkilled, according to eye-witnesses. Another attack took placein the village of Kykawa, near Lake Chad. Witnesses said thatabout 50 men opened fire on the faithful, who were gatheredtogether for prayer in the village mosque during Ramadan. Thedeath toll from that attack was 97, including women andchildren..