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Nigerian Military Repels Boko Haram Attack on Key City

Nigeria's military said its forces have repelled a second attempt in a week by Boko Haram fighters Sunday to take over the key northeastern city of Maiduguri. Military officials said the attack, which started about 3 a.m. (0200) GMT, on Maiduguri was contained, more than 12 hours after Boko Haram laid siege to the city from four different roads. Heavily-armed gunmen set off explosives as they tried to enter the city, several residents said. The officials said many militants...

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