At least 25 people killed by militants in Nigeria's northeast

MAIDUGURI: At least 25 people were killed by suspected Boko Haram militants during raids on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning on three communities in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military and police sources said.

The main village attacked was Dille along with two smaller communities in the Askira/Uba local government area in southern Borno state, the region hit hardest by an Islamist insurgency.