Boko Haram claims Baga attack, threatens Nigeria's neighbours

Kano (Nigeria), Jan 21: Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a massive attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and threatened Niger, Chad and Cameroon in a video published online.

"We killed the people of Baga. We indeed killed them, as our Lord instructed us in His Book," Shekau said in a 35-minute video posted on YouTube on Tuesday evening.

Boko Haram

In a direct message to Nigeria's neighbours and with talk of a regional force to combat the militants, he added: "The kings of Africa, you are late. I challenge you to attack me even now. I'm ready." 


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