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Militants Attack Nigerian Military Base

In Nigeria, gunmen believed to be members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram have attacked a military base in the northeastern town of Damboa. Residents interviewed by a journalist working for VOA's Hausa service said four police officers, four civilians and 12 soldiers were killed, including the commanding officer of the base. The police spokesman for Borno state confirmed the Friday attack but provided no further details. Borno state is also home to the nearby village of...

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