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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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30 dead in two Nigeria village raids- vigilantes

30 dead in two Nigeria village raids- vigilantes

Feb 14, – Gun and knife-toting assailants on bikes and in vans stormed the remote villages of Yakshari and Kachifa on Friday and Saturday, said Mustapha Karimbe, a local vigilante assisting the military in the fight against Boko Haram Islamists. At least 30 people have been killed in fresh Boko Haram raids on two villages […]

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At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

Aug 12, – The explosion ripped through the weekly market in the village of Sabon Gari, around 135 kilometres (85 miles) south of Borno state capital Maiduguri, during peak trading around 1:15 pm (1230 GMT), the sources said. At least 47 people were killed and dozens wounded in a bomb blast Tuesday in a part […]

August 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medics

13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medics

Jul 17, – Two people were killed in twin explosions that rocked the city, before a third moments later went off near a mosque, leaving another 11 dead, the latest attacks in the region where Boko Haram Islamists have waged an insurgency for six years. Thirteen people were killed on Friday in a triple attack […]

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‘Hundreds’ found dead as fresh Boko Haram violence hits Nigeria

‘Hundreds’ found dead as fresh Boko Haram violence hits Nigeria

Apr 28, – Reports of decomposing bodies littering the streets of Damasak came as president Muhammadu Buhari denounced the Islamists as a bogus religious group and vowed a hard line against them when he comes to power at the end of next month. Hundreds of people have been found dead in the northeast Nigerian town […]

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