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2 suicide bombers kill 22 in Nigeria

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The attack bears all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, who have regularly hit ‘soft’ civilian targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations, including with female suicide bombers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Mar. 16, 2016) — At least 22 people were killed on Wednesday, March 16, when two women disguised as men blew themselves up during morning prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, rescue officials said.

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50 feared killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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BLACK FLAG. A Boko Haram flag flutters from an abandoned command post in Gamboru deserted after Chadian troops chased them from the border town. Photo by Stephanie Yas/AFP
The assault which killed at least 50 people in the mostly Muslim region took place after evening prayers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Feb. 1, 2016) — Around 50 people were feared killed when Boko Haram fighters armed with guns and explosives attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria, the army and local residents said Sunday, January 31.

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