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Boko Haram Raid on Nigerian Town Fuels Chilling Tales

In the week since Boko Haram seized Nigeria's far northeastern town of Baga and began raiding nearby villages, militants have killed hundreds of civilians and razed entire communities, local officials say. It may be the one of the sect's deadliest killing sprees since the insurgency started more than five years ago. Details of the violence still are coming out in places such as Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, where thousands fled. It lies nearly 200 kilometers or 122 miles...

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