Death toll from Islamist attack in northeast Nigeria doubles to 98

By Reuters | Thu, 20 Feb 2014 20:48 PM
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* Two attacks since Sunday have killed 200 people

* Military offensive has not quelled Islamist violence

* Boko Haram fighting for Islamic state in north

By Ibrahim Mshelizza

BAMA, Nigeria, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Gunmen from Nigeria's Islamist Boko Haram sect killed 98 people in the northeastern town of Bama on Wednesday, residents there said after burying their folk, more than double the ...

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