HRW: Images Show ‘Massive Destruction’ in Nigerian Town

Human Rights Watch says satellite photos reveal “massive destruction” of civilian areas in a northern Nigerian town where Islamist militants and government security forces clashed last month.

The group said Wednesday the images showed 2,275 destroyed buildings in the town of Baga. It says residents blame the destruction on soldiers who allegedly ransacked the town after Boko Haram militants attacked a military patrol and killed a soldier.

The Nigerian military said last week that …