Boko Haram Attack Threatens 'Hundreds of Thousands'

January 25, 2015 7:10 PM

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Innocent civilians are said to be trapped as Boko Haram, the Islamist terror group, clashes with Nigerian forces near the major city of Maiduguri.

According to activists and locals, gunmen attacked a nearby military base in the early morning hours on Sunday. They also targeted the nearby town of Monguno. A fierce battle ensued, with the Nigerian military responding with air strikes and tanks.

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