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Nigerian Troops Kill 53 Insurgents During Fighting in Borno

The Nigerian army pronounced it killed 53
insurgents who pounded infantry positions in Damboa in
northeastern state Borno.

Six soldiers also died in a Jul 4 fighting, Nigerian
military orator Major-General Chris Olukolade pronounced late
yesterday in an e-mailed statement.

“The terrorists had stormed a troops’ bases and police
locations while many of a infantry were out on unit of
surrounding villages,” he said.

Nigerian confidence army are struggling to enclose a five-year rebellion by Islamist company Boko Haram, that has killed
thousands in a debate to levy Shariah law on Africa’s
biggest oil producer. The organisation is many active in three
northeastern states including Borno, where a supervision has
enforced puncture order given May 2013. It has also carried out
bomb attacks in a capital, Abuja, and kidnapped some-more than 200
girls from a propagandize in a northeast in April.

In a apart conflict in Borno state on Jul 4, a suicide
bomber killed himself and 4 others when he gathering a automobile into a
security checkpoint in a Konduga district.

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Brian Lysaght, Andrew Langley

Article source: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-07-06/nigerian-troops-kill-53-insurgents-during-fighting-in-borno

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