Boko Haram militants have razed two towns in Nigeria in what Amnesty International describe as their "deadliest" assault yet.

It is not known how many people were killed in the twin attacks on Baga and Doron Baga.

Amnesty International researcher Daniel Eyre says so far displaced residents have not been "able to return to bury the dead let alone count their number". On Tuesday Nigeria’s defence ministry estimated the death toll was at 150 but some have reported up to 2,000 people could have been killed.

Both towns are small but densely populated: Baga is two kilometres squared and Doron Baga is four kilometres squared. These satellite images show the extent of the devastation in north-east Nigeria by Boko Haram; red demonstrates healthy vegetation while dark colours are burned areas.

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