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  • Monday ,01 February 2016
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Scores feared dead in Boko Haram attack near Maiduguri

By-egyptindependent

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:02

Monday ,01 February 2016

Scores feared dead in Boko Haram attack near Maiduguri

Scores of people were feared killed when Boko Haram Islamists attacked a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, the army and local residents said Sunday.Scores of people were feared killed when Boko Haram Islamists attacked a village on the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, the army and local residents said Sunday.

They said the jihadists attacked Dalori, some 12 km from Maiduguri late Saturday, with guns and explosives and burnt down the village.
 
"During the incident lives were lost while some people sustained injuries," army spokesman Colonel Mustapha Anka said in a statement. Residents said at least 50 people were killed.