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Boko Haram Kills 19, Injures 23 in Attacks Targeting Mourners Preparing Bodies for Burial

Suicide bombers linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) affiliate Boko Haram have reportedly killed up to nineteen people and wounded 23 others in a spate of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, known as the birthplace of the jihadist group.

Residents of the Muna camp, near Maiduguri, gather near the site of an explosion on March 22, 2017. At least four suicide bomb blasts rocked a camp for migrants fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in restive northeastern Nigeria, killing at least three people and wounding 20, officials said. The blasts triggered …

Nigeria’s Boko Haram Birthplace: 5 Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 8

Five suicide bombers killed at least eight people and wounded an estimated 20 others when they carried out attacks in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram terrorists and the epicenter of efforts to combat the jihadist group.

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10-Year-Old Girl Used as Human Bomb in Nigeria Attack

A 10-year-old girl used as suicide bomber detonated an explosive and killed herself in a New Year’s Eve attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Although no group or individual has said they are responsible for the attack, using women and little girls is consistent with the tactics of the ISIS-affiliated group Boko Haram.

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills Seven in Nigeria

A young Nigerian female suicide bomber detonated herself up in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, at a market near a bus station. She killed at least seven people.

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Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Northeast Nigeria’s Capital City

(Reuters) – Boko Haram insurgents attacked the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, security sources said, their second assault in a week on a city they hope to make the capital of a breakaway Islamist state.

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Boko Haram Displaces 1.6 Million Nigerians in Five Years

In the past five years, Boko Haram has forced over 1.6 million people to flee Nigeria — and, increasingly, border areas of Cameroon — due to numerous attacks intended to expand their “caliphate.” The Muslim group recently attacked Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and the largest city in the northeast.