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About 200 dead in attacks in northwest Nigeria, residents say

Reading Time: 2 minutes MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 8 (Reuters) – An estimated 200 people or more have been killed in villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Zamfara during deadly reprisal attacks by armed bandits following military airstrikes on their hideouts this week, residents said on Saturday. Residents gained access to the villages on Saturday after the military captured Read More…

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Armed bandits kill at least 30 in Nigeria’s Zamfara state

Reading Time: < 1 minutes MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 7 (Reuters) – Armed bandits have killed at least 30 people in Nigeria’s Zamfara State, raiding several villages in a region that has been in a security crisis for more than two years, residents and security sources said on Friday. There have been a series of attacks in northwest Nigeria, which has Read More…