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Suicide Bombing Thwarted in Nigeria

Members of a local militia in Nigeria say they disarmed a would-be suicide bomber on her way to the marketplace in the city of Maiduguri in Borno state. The action earlier this week thwarted a second attack in two days on the site. Members of the Nigeria Vigilante Group told reporters they stopped a young woman at a roadblock who was hiding explosives beneath her veil. The militant group Boko Haram has been using young women more and more as suicide bombers. On Monday, witnesses in...

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