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Boko Haram militants with heavy weapons killed at least 87 people in an attack in northeast Nigeria this week,
“Eighty-seven bodies were recovered in the bush and our people are still searching for more,” Saidu Yakubu, of the environmental protection agency in Borno, told reporters on Thursday.
Associated Press quoted another official who said the death toll was 143.
A security source quoted by AFP said the rebels arrived in Benisheik in 20 pickup trucks and were armed with anti-aircraft guns.