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Army Frees More Women, Children From Boko Haram

A day after the Nigerian army celebrated the rescue of 200 girls and 93 women in the forest stronghold of Boko Haram, the army's spokesman said more women and children believed to have been abducted by the Islamic extremists were rescued as firefights broke out there. Several lives were lost, including that of a soldier and a woman, during shootouts in nine separate extremist camps in the Sambisa Forest, according to a statement late Wednesday from Colonel Sani Usman. He said eight...

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