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Boko Haram Overruns Nigerian Military Base

Boko Haram fighters have overpowered Nigerian soldiers at a military base in the far northeastern town of Baga, forcing residents and soldiers to flee. The military has not issued a statement about Saturday's attack, but sources told VOA the Islamist insurgents have full control of the town. Boko Haram overran Baga after attacking a nearby village. One survivor said "hundreds" of insurgents rode into Baga on motorbikes and other vehicles, some throwing explosives. They...

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