Official: Bodies of 143 civilians killed by suspected extremists in northeast Nigeria uprising

  • Article by: HARUNA UMAR , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 20, 2013 - 8:17 AM

BENISHEIK, Nigeria — Searching roadsides, bushes and fields, environmental agency workers have recovered the bodies of 143 civilians killed by suspected extremists, an official said of one of the highest death tolls in an Islamic uprising in northeast Nigeria.

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