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Troops fight off Boko Haram in NE Nigeria before polls

Troops fight off Boko Haram in NE Nigeria before polls

One soldier was killed and 20 others were injured in a Boko Haram rocket attack in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday, just hours before elections began. A civilian militia source in the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, told AFP “at least 13” blasts were heard throughout the city at about 6:00am (0500 GMT). Residents also confirmed hearing the explosions ...

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