Reactions to Reuters report on Nigerian military killing children

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(Reuters) – A Reuters investigation published on Monday revealed that the Nigerian military and allied security forces have slaughtered thousands of children during their gruelling 13-year war against Islamist extremists in the country’s northeast. Nigerian military leaders have said the army never targeted children for killing. Here are some reactions to the report: ANDREW MITCHELL, UK MINISTER OF STATE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND AFRICA “It is a matter of immense concern, and we will be raising all the issues … through our High Commissioner in Abuja.” U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON “We are dee…

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