At least 29 killed in Islamist attack in NE Nigeria: witness

At least 29 people were killed in an Islamist attack on a village in northeast Nigeria`s restive Borno state on Friday, a witness said.

AFP| Updated: Jul 03, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Maiduguri: At least 29 people were killed in an Islamist attack on a village in northeast Nigeria`s restive Borno state on Friday, a witness said.

Armed men arrived at the village of Mussa and "killed everyone on sight," Sunday Wabba, a local youth association official, told AFP.

"We have counted the bodies of 29 people and many others sustained injuries," he added.