Suspected Boko Haram militants attack 2 towns in northeastern Nigeria

Although no group has claimed responsibility for attacks on 2 towns in northern Nigeria, suspected Boko Haram Islamic militants killed 5 people in a raid on a village outside Maiduguri and, in a second attack, killed 2 people, including a policeman, in Maiha, on the border with Cameroon. Travellers should be aware that several nations advise their citizens to avoid all travel in northern Nigeria and to reconsider plans for visiting Nigeria.

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