Seven people were killed and two others injured when a building collapsed in a camp for people displaced by jihadist violence in northeast Nigeria’s Borno State, militia sources and a resident told AFP Tuesday. CONTINUE READING>>>>>
A classroom sheltering scores of Internally Displaced Persons in the garrison town of Monguno caved in around 1930 GMT on Monday following torrential rains the previous day, the sources said.
“Seven people were killed in (the) incident and two others were injured and presently in hospital,” anti-jihadist militia leader Musa Kaka said.
Monguno, 135 kms (85 miles) from the regional capital Maiduguri, is home to thousands of IDPs who fled their towns and villages to escape the jihadist insurgency, which has also killed 40,000 people.
They live in makeshift camps under military and militia protection.
Around two million people have been displaced since the rebellion began in 2009. CONTINUE READING>>>>>