Nigeria's Boko Haram kills 29 in village attack: sources

MAIDUGURI Thu May 22, 2014 12:24pm EDT

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MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have shot dead 29 farm workers as they tilled their fields in a village in the remote northeast, a police source and witnesses said on Thursday.

The police source said around 10 more people had been wounded in Wednesday's attack on Chukku Nguddoa, in which most of the village, including its grain store, were razed.

(Reporting by Lanre Ola; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Kevin Liffey)