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Boko Haram Seizes Nigerian City

Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have taken over a city in northeastern Nigeria, again defying a cease-fire declared by the government earlier this month. Local residents tell VOA's Hausa language service that militants stormed the city of Mubi on Thursday, pillaging the local emir's palace and releasing jailed militants from a prison. Mubi resident Isa Ahmadu reported seeing Boko Haram militants wearing black turbans and chanting "God is Great" as they patrolled...

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