59 people were killed in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday during a jihadist attack by the Islamic State group in West Africa. 

ISIS fighters in West Africa (ISWAP) killed 59 people in an attack on a pastoralist village in northeastern Nigeria on Tuesday, local militiamen and a local manager. 

The assailants attacked the village of Felo, in the Gubio district (Borno state), around 2 p.m. GMT, killing 59 residents, according to confirmed anti-jihadist militia leader Babakura Kolo by another militiaman and a local chief.