Amnesty publishes before and after satellite images of Boko Haram Nigeria attacks
Amnesty International has released satellite images showing the “devastation” in areas attacked by Islamist group Boko Haram. The human cost has so far proved far more difficult to document, with hundreds believed dead.
The satellite images released by human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday showed more than 3,700 damaged or destroyed buildings in the towns of Baga and Doron Baga.
“These detailed images show devastation of catastrophic proportions in two towns, one of which was almost wiped off the map in the space of four days,” said Daniel Eyre, Nigeria researcher for Amnesty. The group says the images would appear to corroborate accounts suggesting hundreds of people were shot by the militants.
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