Nigeria

Beheadings Reported in Nigerian City

Boko Haram suspected to have been been involved

|

Suspected militant Islamists have beheaded five people in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, a resident has told the BBC.

The men were attacked during raids on three homes overnight, he said in an account confirmed by a local reporter.

However, the military told the BBC only three people had been killed.

Advertisement