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17 Dead, Dozens Kidnapped in Nigeria Attack

At least 17 people were killed and dozens abducted, some of them girls as young as 11, by suspected Boko Haram militants in a series of attacks on Thursday in the central region of Nigeria's northeast Borno State, a local village chief said on Sunday. “Seventeen persons were killed by the assailants after last Thursday's attack on Ndongo community,” Alhaji Shettima Maina, who is in charge of Maffa village about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of the city of Maiduguri, told...

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