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Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's military repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Borno state capital Maiduguri in the northeast, security sources said on Sunday, but the insurgents captured another Borno town. The assault on Maiduguri, with a population of around two million, began just after midnight. A raid on the town of Monguno, 140 km (80 miles) north ...
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Added January 25, 2015
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