Men, with belongings, proceed towards a bus loading point during an evacuation of Nigerian returnees from Niger, at a camp for displaced people in Geidam, Yobe state, Nigeria, May 6, 2015. Niger has evacuated Nigerians living around Lake Chad. REUTERS/Afo
KANO - Boko Haram militants slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga, on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman and a resident said Thursday.
"On Monday around 4 pm (1500 GMT), Boko Haram attacked three villages on the shores of Lake Chad where they slaughtered 10 people, all of them fishermen," Abubakar Gamandi, head of the fishermen&39;s union in Borno State, told AFP.
The account was confirmed by a local fisherman, Buhari Dan-Malam.