Nigerian Islamists kill 18, burn houses in northeast

By Reuters | Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:25 PM

* President has ordered a reshuffle of military command

* Islamists remain grave threat to Africa's top oil exporter

By Ibrahim Mshelizza

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Islamist militants stormed a village in remote northeast Nigeria on Monday, torching houses and spraying them with bullets in an attack that killed 18 people, witnesses said.

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