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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Nigeria
October 26, 2017 / 5:47 PM / a month ago

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Nigeria

CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack in northeast Nigeria that killed eight soldiers and a civilian and injured five other people on Tuesday, a statement by the group said on Thursday.

“The fighters took three four-wheel-drive vehicles and others mounted with rifles and heavy weaponry and various ammunition,” the statement said. 

The group did not provide evidence for its claim. 

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