Boko Haram attack: More than a dozen dead in Maiduguri

Boko Haram attack: More than a dozen dead in Maiduguri
 

More than a dozen people have been killed after getting caught in a clash between suspected Boko Haram militants and soldiers in northern Nigeria.
Eighteen militants launched an attack using suicide bombers, mortars and gunmen on Sunday, a military officer told news agency AFP.
They targeted two villages and a military base near the city of Maiduguri, in Borno State.
The emergency services said a number of villagers were killed trying to escape.
It is the largest attack since the government revealed it was in talks with the Islamist militants.
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2 April 2018 in World News, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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