EU condemns killing of over 100 persons in northern Nigeria

By The Citizen

The EU has condemned, in very strong terms, the massacre perpetrated on Feb. 15 in the village of Izghe, located in Borno.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the EU Commissioner for Foreign Policy, Catherine Ashton described the attack as despicable.

Ashton called on the Nigerian authorities to unmask those responsible for the massacre and make them face the full weight of justice.

Report says that over 100 people were reported killed in the massacre which the Islamist militants, Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility. (PANA/NAN)