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HRW: Boko Haram Killed 2,000 Civilians in Six Months

A leading rights group says Boko Haram militants have killed more than 2,000 civilians in Nigeria this year, nearly three-fourths of them in the northern state of Borno. Human Rights Watch says the militants carried out nearly 100 attacks during the first six months of the year, including bomb blasts that targeted marketplaces, a brothel, a technical college and two public viewings of soccer matches.   The rights group released its findings on Tuesday, a day after witnesses said...

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