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Gunmen kill 19 in north-eastern Nigeria

20 October 2013 Last updated at 19:17 BST

Gunmen dressed in military uniform have killed 19 people in north-eastern Nigeria, near the border with Cameroon.

Eyewitnesses said the attackers stopped motorists on a highway in Borno state and shot and hacked them to death.

It's the latest attack in a region which has suffered violence from the Islamist sect Boko Haram.

The BBC's Nigeria correspondent Tomi Oladipo has more.

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