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83 Nigerian soldiers missing in Boko Haram attack

83 Nigerian soldiers missing in Boko Haram attack

Oct 23, – The soldiers were unable to fight back and fled because Boko Haram had superior firing power, the officers told The Associated Press, speaking on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to give information to reporters. Some 83 Nigerian soldiers are missing in action since Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a […]

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128 dead in Nigeria state capital

128 dead in Nigeria state capital

Oct 29, – A 5-hour battle between Islamic extremists and army troops in the capital of Yobe state killed at least 127 people, all but two combatants, according to reports from army and police officers that raise doubts about military claims that they have the upper hand in Nigeria’s fight to halt an Islamic uprising […]

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