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16 Civilians, 'Dozens' of Boko Haram Killed in Nigeria Clash

At least 16 civilians and dozens of militants are reported dead in northeastern Nigeria after a clash between soldiers and radical group Boko Haram. Witnesses tell VOA that Boko Haram fighters stormed the northeastern town of Malum Fatori on Wednesday, setting off a fierce battle that raged for more than 12 hours. Modu Bukara, a trader in the town, says that afterward he counted 16 bodies of residents.  He says dozens of militants were killed by gunfire and an air raid. Another...

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