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Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria Displace Tens of Thousands

The United Nations says attacks by Boko Haram militants in far northeastern Nigeria have forced more than 11,000 people into neighboring Chad and may have displaced 150,000 overall, since seizing the town of Baga and nearby villages on January 3. U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs spokesman Jens Laerkesaid information is sketchy because Baga and the surrounding areas have been inaccessible.   “The attacks in Baga town in Borno state on the 3rd and the 7th...

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