Nigerian Militants Kill 6 in Northeastern Village of Bale

At least six people were killed on Tuesday by Boko Haram Islamist militants in the northeastern Nigerian village of Bale.

“They killed six people at the village and abducted four women,” Isa Mohammed, a vigilante member who helps the military fight insurgents, said by phone on Wednesday. “Most of the people they killed are elderly men and they have stolen away cattle from the villagers.”