Nigeria's military said they rescued more than 1,000 people held captive in northeastern Nigeria from the jihadi group Boko Haram. The hostages were consisted mainly of women and children.
Amnesty says Shell "played a key role" in the tragic events in Ogoniland in the 90s, "providing logistical or financial assistance to the military when it was well aware they had been involved in murderous attacks on defenceless villagers."
The attack was carried out by four suicide bombers detonating their explosives in several areas. Police say at least 29 other people are injured.
No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Boko Haram is seen as the prime suspect.
Three female suicide bombers attacked an NGO's aid distribution point in northeast Nigeria. The strike is suspected to be done by Boko Haram.
At least three women suspected to be from Boko Haram detonated their explosives at a camp for displaced people in northeastern Borno state.
Earlier this week militants abducted members of an oil exploration following which Nigeria's military carried out a rescue operation in the Magumeri area of Borno state.
Victims include aid workers who were distributing food at the military-run camp housing tens of thousands of people.
The medical charity MSF says its teams 'have seen over 120 wounded and 50 dead.'
Nigeria's military has confirmed that top Boko Haram commanders Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman were killed while the group's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau, was injured.
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