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Over 100 killed in Boko Haram clashes in Nigeria

International News

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The scene on Sunday, a day after two explosions killed at least 35 people in Nigeria’s restless north-eastern city of Maiduguri, a stronghold of Boko Haram fighters. — AFP

Kano — More than 100 civilians and several soldiers were killed in clashes between Nigeria’s military and Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a military official said yesterday.

The army on Monday tried to recapture the town of Gwoza in north-eastern Borno State, which has been under Boko Haram control for more than a week, a military source told dpa on condition of anonymity.


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