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Nigerian City Under 24-Hour Curfew After Attack

Authorities in Nigeria have imposed a 24-hour curfew in the main northeastern city of Maiduguri after suspected Islamic militants attacked an air force base and army barracks. Residents in Maiduguri say hundreds of suspected Boko Haram militants besieged the installations early Monday. A reporter for VOA who is in the city says buildings at the army barracks were burned to the ground and burnt-out cars littered the grass. A Defense Ministry spokesman said 24 insurgents died in a...

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