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Nigerian military kills scores of Boko Haram militants in gunfight

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Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed in a gunfight with Nigerian troops at a military formation in the country's northeastern state of Borno,...
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Nigerian military kills scores of Boko Haram militants in Sambisa Forest raids

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Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed following multiple airstrikes launched by the Nigerian military in the Sambisa Forest located in the country's northeastern...
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82 bandits killed in Nigerian airstrikes: army spokesman

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The Nigerian military on Wednesday confirmed 82 bandits killed when a series of airstrikes targeted their locations in the northwestern states of Katsina and...
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Nigerian military confirms 17 bandits killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military on Friday confirmed that 17 suspected bandits were eliminated in a series of airstrikes by troops in the country's northwest region. ...
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Nigerian military confirms several bandits killed in airstrike

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The Nigerian military on Sunday confirmed several bandits were killed in an airstrike in the country's northwestern state of Kaduna. The operation took place in...
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Nigerian military destroys Boko Haram camp in northeast state

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Nigerian military said on Wednesday a recent airstrike against terrorists' elements in the restive northeast had destroyed a training camp of the Boko Haram...
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Nigerian military confirms Boko Haram fighters killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military confirmed Friday that an unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes around Tudun Wulgo and Tumbun Gini in...
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Nigerian military says at least 128 Boko Haram militants killed

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The Nigerian military on Thursday confirmed at least 128 Boko Haram militants have been killed in separate operations held this month in the...
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Nigerian military kills dozens of Boko Haram militants in airstrikes

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Dozens of Boko Haram militants were killed in separate airstrikes by the Nigerian military in recent operations within the country's northeast region and...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria says kills 3 gunmen in restive northwest

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The Nigerian military has confirmed the killing of three gunmen and the arrest of 10 others in recent clearance operations in the country's restive...
MOGADISHU, April 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A woman helps her child to wash her hands as a preventive measure against coronavirus, at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Mogadishu, capital of Somali, April 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian military base

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Terror group Boko Haram has attacked a military base in Nigeria's northeastern town of Kukawa, local media reported on Wednesday. An unspecified...
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Nigerian military confirms at least 20 terrorists killed in airstrike

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At least 20 members of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) including their leaders were killed in an airstrike by the...
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Nigerian military says several suspected terrorists killed in airstrikes

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Nigerian military on Saturday confirmed several suspected terrorists were killed in airstrikes targeting a notorious camp inside a forest in the country's northwestern state...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian troops kill armed group leader, rescue 32 kidnapees

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The Nigerian military on Friday confirmed a leader of an armed group had been killed and 32 kidnapped victims rescued in a raid in...
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Nigerian military airstrikes kill scores of gunmen in NW region

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Scores of gunmen were killed following airstrikes by the Nigerian military targeting a notorious camp inside a forest in the restive northwest region, an...
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Nigerian military says gunmen killed, hideouts destroyed during airstrikes

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The Nigerian military said on Tuesday that it conducted multiple airstrikes which killed an unknown number of gunmen, and destroyed their hideouts in the...
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Nigerian military says gunmen killed, hideouts destroyed during airstrikes

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The Nigerian military said on Tuesday that it conducted multiple airstrikes which killed an unknown number of gunmen, and destroyed their hideouts in the...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian military killed 392 gunmen in major operation

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The Nigerian military said Thursday that it has killed up to 392 gunmen across the northwest and north-central regions in a major operation that...
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Nigerian military says scores of Boko Haram militants surrender

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Scores of Boko Haram militants, including senior commanders, have surrendered to government troops in northeast Nigeria, a military spokesman said on Monday. The militants' surrender...
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Nigerian troops kill 4 in airstrikes on gunmen camp

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Four gunmen were killed when the Nigerian military launched airstrikes to destroy a logistics warehouse of a "criminal gang" in the country's northwest region,...
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At least 30 gunmen killed in Nigerian military airstrikes

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At least 30 gunmen were killed when the Nigerian military conducted airstrikes around a large forest which served as a hideout for them in...
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Nigerian military kills 599 Boko Haram militants, gunmen in operations

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A total of 599 Boko Haram militants and members of other criminal gangs were killed across the northern region of Nigeria during various operations...
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Scores of Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military airstrike

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Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed following an airstrike by the Nigerian military while repelling an attack in the northeastern town of Dapchi,...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian military confirms wanted armed group leader killed in central state

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A most wanted armed group leader in central Nigeria has been killed by the military and special forces during an operation in that part...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigerian military kills 343 Boko Haram militants in 6-week operations

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At least 343 Boko Haram militants were killed during various military operations held within six weeks in Nigeria's northeast region, said the defense headquarters...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

89 gunmen killed and 5 hostages rescued in Nigerian military operation

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A total of 89 gunmen were killed in an anti-terror operation by troops in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara, said a military spokesman on...
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Nigeria confirms key Boko Haram leaders killed in military airstrikes

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Key leaders of the Boko Haram group were recently killed following multiple airstrikes by the Nigerian military in the country's northeast region, said the...
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Nigerian military to resume operation against bandits in northern state

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Nigerian troops will resume full onslaught against unrepentant bandits in the northwest state of Zamfara, said Bello Matawalle, the state governor. In...
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Nigeria seizes five vehicles conveying supplies to Boko Haram

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The Nigerian military on Saturday intercepted five vehicles conveying supplies to terror group Boko Haram in the country's northeast. The five vehicles,...
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Nigerian military confirms Boko Haram fighters killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military confirmed Tuesday that an unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes around the Sambisa forest, the base of...