Boko Haram attackers set village ablaze, kill dozens in Nigeria

(CNN) – Gunmen riding motorcycles raided a Nigerian village under the cover of darkness, killing at least 46 people and setting homes on fire, officials said.

The Boko Haram militants, armed with machine guns, opened fire on Dalori village near Maiduguri, relief officials said.

Some residents fled into the bush and watched as attackers torched their homes Saturday night.