#Bringbackourgirls hashtag working its magic: Boko Haram attack kills 31 Nigerian security personnel

(Reuters) – Boko Haram gunmen attacked a Nigerian military base and adjacent police barracks in the northeastern town of Buni Yadi, killing 31 security personnel, security sources and witnesses said.

Devout Muslim Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau

The attack late on Monday in Yobe state occurred not far from where the Islamist insurgents shot or burned to death 59 pupils at a boarding school in February.