Over 3000 people evacuated from Nigerian bloodbath

(AGI) Lagos, Jan 12 - Around 3,200 inhabitants of Baga, thetown where 2,000 people were slaughtered by Boko HaramIslamists this week, have been evacuated to the city ofMaiduguri and placed under the protection of Nigeria'sgovernment and national emergency agency. A humanitarian aidteam left the capital, Abuja. Eleven refugee camps have beenset up to deal with the emergency. Baga is still under thecontrol of Boko Haram, with witnesses reporting that theextremists have built barricades in strategic positionsthroughout the city, while bodies litter the ground, many ofthem already decomposing. Boko Haram also

(AGI) Lagos, Jan 12 - Around 3,200 inhabitants of Baga, thetown where 2,000 people were slaughtered by Boko HaramIslamists this week, have been evacuated to the city ofMaiduguri and placed under the protection of Nigeria'sgovernment and national emergency agency. A humanitarian aidteam left the capital, Abuja. Eleven refugee camps have beenset up to deal with the emergency. Baga is still under thecontrol of Boko Haram, with witnesses reporting that theextremists have built barricades in strategic positionsthroughout the city, while bodies litter the ground, many ofthem already decomposing. Boko Haram also attacked a militarybase in Kolofata, in northeastern Cameroon, on Monday,provoking many people to flee the area. The death toll is notyet available. .