A man walks along a street in Kawuri January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Gunmen suspected of being Boko Haram Islamists have reportedly killed dozens of people, mostly Christians, in a village in northeast Nigeria, an official and local residents said Sunday.A survivor of the attack, Barnabas Idi, a farmer, who said he scaled the fence of his house and crawled for about 40 minutes to safety, narrated to AFP his account of the raid.Izghe is about 140 kilometres (87 miles) from Maiduguri and Idi said that security agents were not present during the attack.Another resident who also survived the attack gave a similiar account of the raid.Boko Haram militants early last week killed 43 people in the villages of Konduga and Wajirko, also in Borno state, in attacks that triggered the exodus of hundreds of villagers to Maiduguri.
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