Militants have killed at the least 40 individuals on a farm within the state of Borno in northeastern Nigeria, three sources advised Reuters on Saturday.
The assault on Kwashebe Zamarmari within the Jere municipality space occurred late within the morning native time when the employees have been harvesting rice, in response to a village chief, an area fighter with the Zamarmari group and a police supply.
The authorities’ seek for the attackers has begun.
The navy and police didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
Boko Haram is energetic in northeastern Nigeria, the place the rebellion has dominated for a decade.
Meals costs in Nigeria have risen sharply this 12 months, partly on account of uncertainty in food-producing areas, in response to politicians.
Floods in northwestern Nigeria earlier this 12 months additionally destroyed 1000’s of hectares of rice fields.