Boko Haram burns children alive in hut attack

A witness who hid in a tree told media outlets he saw the terror group Boko Haram go on a shooting and burning rampage through a village in Dalori and two nearby refugees camps that including the killing of children by fire.

Specifically, he said he heard the screams of children as they burned to death inside the huts Boko Haram members attacked in north-eastern Nigeria, the Associated Press reported.

Bodies of charred victims who had also been shot were scattered about the dirt streets of the village and camps, located just a few miles from Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram.

The attacks , which lasted for almost four hours, kicked off with separate suicide bombings, AP reported, citing a telephone conversation with a survivor named Alamin Bakura.

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