UN: Rebels have killed nearly 350,000 people in Nigeria

According to the UN, the conflict in northeastern Nigeria has killed 350,000 people as of 2020. The conflict erupted back in 2009 between Nigeria, Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Provinces ISWAP

In this case, according to UN estimates, the losses from the fighting are 10 times higher than previously stated. The organization noted that a large number of people died from the indirect consequences of the war, thus pointing to the damage caused to agriculture, water resources, trade and health.

According to the UN, if the conflict lasts until 2030, more than 1.1 million people could die.