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Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 18 at Funeral in Northeast

Boko Haram militants opened fire at a funeral in northeast Nigeria, killing 18 mourners including many women and children, officials and witnesses said Friday.   The attack occurred late Thursday night in the Madagali area of Adamawa state near the Sambisa forest, which has long been a stronghold for the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group.   "They stormed our village on motorbikes and immediately opened fire on the people observing the wake,'' said a witness who...

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