Published By: PM NEWS Live
19th June, 2012
Gun battles between security forces and suspected Islamists in Nigeria’s Damaturu town have killed at least 34 people, including three police officers and a soldier, a hospital source said Tuesday.
“So far we have 34 dead bodies in the morgue,” said the senior hospital official after the fighting broke out Monday and continued Tuesday in the northeastern city now under round-the-clock curfew. “The figure is likely to rise.”