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Nigeria Bloodshed Intensifies in Weekend Attacks

Conflict in northeast Nigeria appears to be escalating with nearly 100 people killed and three abducted in separate attacks over the weekend.   Two vehicles exploded Saturday in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, not far from a movie theater and a wedding reception. Aid workers say among the dozens of bodies were many children.   About 60 kilometers away, residents of a farming village were rounded up, and scores were shot dead while their houses were...

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