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100 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Fri 03 Jul 2015, 11:29:01
Maiduguri (Nigeria): Suspected members of Boko Haram killed "dozens" of people late on Wednesday in a town in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, not far from Lake Chad, a military source said on Thursday.

A former local official in the town of Kuawa said nearly 100 had been killed after the suspected Islamist militants attacked in the early evening.

A member of a local defence group said the death toll could be as high as 97.


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