Twitter users in Nigeria react to reported Boko Haram massacre of 2,000

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A new Amnesty International report found that nearly 2,000 people were killed in what has been described as the deadliest massacre in the history of Boko Haram.

CCTV’s Susan Mwongeli reported this story.

Despite the Amnesty International finding, the Nigeria government said no more than 150 people were killed in the northeastern town of Baga.

Twitter users in Nigeria react to reported Boko Haram massacre of 2,000

A new Amnesty International report found that nearly 2,000 people were killed in what has been described as the deadliest massacre in the history of Boko Haram. CCTV's Susan Mwongeli reported this story

The report has has elicited a strong reaction on social media. Twitter users in Nigeria have written the following:

Many decried the Western media’s failure to cover the Boko Haram massacre the way they did the Charlie Hebdo murders.

Other users focused their anger on the lack of action on Boko Haram among both leaders locally and around the world: