Boko Haram

BOKO HARAM ATTEMPTS LARGE SCALE ATTACK IN MAIDUGURI by Alistair Galloway

On Friday Boko Haram combatants led an assault on Maidugiru, targeting the Muna camp for displaced people, home to about 9,000 refugees, and other sites including a military checkpoint and several trucks loaded with export goods. Nigerian troops and local civilians acting in self-defence ultimately defeated the extremists. The conflict resulted in 11 casualties, including nine suicide bombers and two civilians.

 

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