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Twelve Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram sentenced to death for mutiny

Twelve Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram sentenced to death for mutiny   Military tribunal finds 12 soldiers guilty of revolt and attempted murder of commanding officer after an ambush by insurgents Twelve soldiers fighting an Islamist insurgency in north-east Nigeria have been sentenced to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer. In a decision read out early on Tuesday by Brig Gen Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the military tribunal found 12 soldiers guilty and cleared five others. One was sentenced ...
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Added September 16, 2014
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