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Suspected Islamist Militants Attack Northern Nigeria City

Suspected Islamist militants have launched a brazen daytime attack in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri.Witnesses say gunmen armed with explosives stormed the Giwa military barracks Friday morning, setting off a fierce gunbattle with soldiers. The attackers also set fire to homes in a residential area and opened fire on civilians.Nigeria's defense ministry says "pockets of terrorists" attacked the barracks in an apparent attempt to free "colleagues"...

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