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Satellite image showing the extent of damage in Doron Baga taken on 7 Jan 2015, following an attack by Boko Haram. (DigitalGlobe)

The scale of last week’s attack on the Nigerian towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram militants has been shown graphically in before-and-after satellite images revealed by Amnesty International on Thursday.

Satellite images, taken on January 2 and January 7, respectively, show the change to two densely populated towns, 2.5 kilometers from each other, where more than 3,700 buildings were damaged or completely destroyed by fire, Amnesty International reported.

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The scale of last week’s attack on the Nigerian towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram militants has been shown graphically in before-and-after satellite images revealed by Amnesty International on Thursday.

Satellite images, taken on January 2 and January 7, respectively, show the change to two densely populated towns, 2.5 kilometers from each other, where more than 3,700 buildings were damaged or completely destroyed by fire, Amnesty International reported.

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