Amnesty: Nigeria electrocute deadliest in story of Boko Haram

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YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of bodies — too many to count — sojourn strewn in a brush in Nigeria from an Islamic nonconformist conflict that Amnesty International suggested Friday is a “deadliest massacre” in a story of Boko Haram.

Mike Omeri, a supervision orator on a insurgency, pronounced fighting continued Friday for Baga, a city on a limit with Chad where insurgents seized a pivotal troops bottom on Jan. 3 and pounded again on Wednesday.

“Security army have responded rapidly, and have deployed poignant troops resources and conducted airstrikes opposite belligerent targets,” Omeri pronounced in a statement.

District conduct Baba Abba Hassan pronounced many victims are children, women and aged people who could not run quick adequate when insurgents gathering into Baga, banishment rocket-propelled grenades and conflict rifles on city residents.

“The tellurian destruction perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists in Baga was enormous,” Muhammad Abba Gava, a orator for feeble armed civilians in a invulnerability organisation that fights Boko Haram, told The Associated Press.

He pronounced a municipal fighters gave adult on perplexing to count all a bodies. “No one could attend to a corpses and even a severely harmed ones who might have died by now,” Gava said.

An Amnesty International matter pronounced there are reports a city was razed and as many as 2,000 people killed.

If true, “this outlines a unfortunate and bloody escalation of Boko Haram’s ongoing onslaught,” pronounced Daniel Eyre, Nigeria researcher for Amnesty International.

The prior bloodiest day in a overthrow concerned soldiers gunning down unarmed detainees liberated in a Mar 14, 2014, conflict on Giwa troops fort in Maiduguri city. Amnesty pronounced afterwards that satellite imagery indicated some-more than 600 people were killed that day.

The 5-year rebellion killed some-more than 10,000 people final year alone, according to a Washington-based Council on Foreign Relations. More than a million people are replaced inside Nigeria and hundreds of thousands have fled opposite a borders into Chad, Cameroon and Nigeria.

Emergency workers pronounced this week they are carrying a tough time coping with scores of children distant from their relatives in a disharmony of Boko Haram’s increasingly visit and lethal attacks.

Just 7 children have been reunited with relatives in Yola, collateral of Adamawa state, where about 140 others have no thought if their families are alive or dead, pronounced Sa’ad Bello, a coordinator of 5 interloper camps in Yola.

He pronounced he was confident that some-more reunions will come as residents lapse to towns that a troops has retaken from extremists in new weeks.

Suleiman Dauda, 12, pronounced he ran into a underbrush with neighbors when extremists pounded his village, Askira Uba, nearby Yola final year.

“I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram. And adult until now we don’t know where my mom is,” he told The Associated Press during Daware interloper stay in Yola.

Umar reported from Bauchi, Nigeria. Associated Press author Michelle Faul contributed to this story from Johannesburg.

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