Nigeria pursuit of Islamists 'destroys villages, kills civilians'

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - A military offensive in northeast Nigeria that killed more than 50 Islamist rebels has destroyed four villages and left corpses scattered in bushes, with some civilians among the dead, witnesses said Tuesday. The defence ministry has said the operation was launched in response to an attack Friday by Boko Haram insurgents on an army barracks in the town of Bama in Borno ...
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Added December 24, 2013
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