Suspected Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Dozens in Nigerian Town

Suspected Boko Haram extremists have attacked a town in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 39 people and burning down hundreds of homes.

VOA’s Hausa Service reports that dozens of gunmen disguised as Nigerian soldiers attacked the town of Konduga in Borno state late Tuesday, in a region where President Goodluck Jonathan’s troops are struggling to contain its insurgency.

Witnesses say the attackers set fire to houses and shot people as they tried to flee.

The insurgents…