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Nigeria army says 20 Boko
Haram suspects killed

Agence France-Presse, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 3/9/2013 11:12:53 AM

Nigeria´s army said on Saturday it had launched an operation in the northern city of Maiduguri, the bastion of Islamist group Boko Haram, that led to the deaths of 20 suspected militants and two soldiers. The soldiers on Friday stormed a location where some Boko Haram men were found and "we exchanged fire with them and about 20 of them died in the crossfire. We also lost two of our soldiers while three were injured," said army spokesman Lt Colonel Sagir Musa. Some 25 Boko Haram suspects were also arrested.

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20 killed last weekend when the jihadist attacked a Nigerian military outpost, and 20 more this weekend in a seek and destroy mission. Surprised 25 were arrested instead of being dealt with during the battle...

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