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Nigeria's Boko Haram killed 935 people since 2009: report

ABUJA (Reuters) - The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has killed at least 935 people since it launched an uprising in 2009, including more than 250 in the first weeks of this year, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. Boko Haram, which means "Western education is sinful" in the Hausa language spoken in northern Nigeria, is loosely modelled on Afghanistan's Taliban. It has claimed responsibility ...
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Added January 24, 2012
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