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Nigerian Troops capture top Boko Haram commander, rescue 212 hostages (Photos)

The Nigeria military on Tuesday, arrested a Boko Haram commander and rescued 212 hostages in Borno State. Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman Director Army Public Relations, said four members of the terror group were killed after a serious exchange of gun fire with soldiers. “Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade Nigerian …

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5 children killed by ‘young girl’ suicide bomber in Cameroon

Five children were killed Tuesday night and two others wounded by a suicide bomber described as a “young girl” in a northern region of Cameroon plagued by Boko Haram attacks, sources said Wednesday. “A suicide bomber blew herself up (on Tuesday) at around 7.45 pm (1845 GMT)” in the village …

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Suspected Boko Haram raid kills at least 10 in Cameroon village

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed at least 10 villagers in northern Cameroon on Sunday night in what army and local officials said was revenge for attacks by Cameroon’s army. Cameroon’s semi-arid Far North region has been a target of Boko Haram suicide bombings and raids for eight years as the …

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Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attack Yobe village.

Suspected members of Boko Haram sect on Tuesday attacked Sasawa village in Damaturu Local Government Area of Yobe. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdulmaliki Sumonu, confirmed to newsmen that the village was attacked on Tuesday night. “The attack happened on Tuesday night; we are still working on …

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Nigeria: Three female suicide bombers kill 13

Three female suicide bombers killed 13 people and wounded 16 in the northeastern city of Maiduguri on Sunday, security sources said. The first bomber detonated her explosive belt around 21:45 in front of a small restaurant in the capital of Borno state “when people were buying their dinner,” a military …

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Three dead in suicide attack in Cameroon border town

Three people were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday in a suicide attack in Cameroon’s restive Far North, a local official said. “Just before 10:00 am, a suicide bomber who crossed from Nigeria entered Kolofata and blew himself up,” a source from the town’s vigilante committee said. “The blast …

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