Nigeria to Probe Clash With Islamist Militants

Nigeria’s president has ordered a probe into reports of high civilian casualties following a clash between Islamist militants and government security forces in the north.
 
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday ordered a “full-scale” investigation to determine whether the military fully complied with established rules of engagement during weekend fighting in the town of Baga, in Borno state.
 
The Nigerian Red Cross said Monday that at least 187 people were killed, …