Death Toll Tops 100 From Militant Attack in Nigeria

The death toll has risen to 106 from an attack on a Nigerian village by suspected Islamist militants.

Witnesses say gunmen dressed as soldiers attacked the village of Izge late Saturday in Borno state, setting fire to residents’ homes and shooting people who tried to flee.

Borno Senator Ali Ndume provided the latest death toll to VOA Hausa Service on Monday.

Initial reports said most of the victims were Christian, but local residents say the village is predominantly Muslim and…