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Nigerian Officials Say Body Count High From Maiduguri Battle

Workers collected bodies from the streets of Maiduguri on Monday, a day after the Nigerian army repelled an attempt by Boko Haram militants to take control of the city. One Nigerian security officer said at least 500 militant fighters were killed in Sunday's battles, although that number has not been confirmed. A reporter for VOA in Maiduguri, Abdulkareem Haruna, said many civilians were killed, some from fighting alongside the soldiers, others by stray bullets and bombings by the...

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