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86 killed, including several children, after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

At least 86 people were killed Saturday night in northeastern Nigeria during an attack by Boko Haram extremists.

Witnesses said the militants firebombed huts in the village of Dalori and started shooting at people as they tried to escape, Al Jazeera reports. Children were burned alive, and survivors said they heard screaming as huts and houses were razed. Officials say 62 people are being treated for burns in a nearby hospital, and troops were able to keep the extremists from entering a camp close to Dalori that houses 25,000 refugees.