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Reports: Boko Haram Attacks Kill 21 near Chibok, Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have killed at least 21 people in attacks near the northern Nigerian village of Chibok, news agencies reported Friday, as the radical Islamist group steps up its violent campaign ahead of national elections. The group's nearly six-year insurgency has ravaged wide swaths of northern Nigeria, and the inability of the Nigerian security forces to quell the violence has turned into a major election issue. The violence prompted election officials to postpone the vote...

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