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Nigerian Forces Drive Back Islamic Extremists

Hundreds of Islamic extremists have surrendered in Nigeria following the military’s recent air and ground attacks against the Boko Haram militant group. The Nigerian Defense Ministry said Wednesday it has killed hundreds of insurgents in the country’s northeast, including Mohammed Bashir, whom the Nigerian military identified as a double who posed in videos as Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. The military has claimed Shekau was killed in battle last year. Nigeria’s military said...

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