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Nigeria Army Repels Suspected Boko Haram Attack on Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram militants have attacked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, their first major assault on the Borno state capital in two months. Witnesses say hundreds of militants assaulted an area near the city's Giwa barracks late Wednesday, with guns and heavy explosives. There were also reports that several suicide bombers were among the attackers. Soldiers repelled the attack after several hours of fighting.  The French news agency, AFP, reports at least three...

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