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Boko Haram abducts 60 women

Boko Haram abducts 60 women

October 23, 2014

MADAGALI, Oct 23 — Suspected Boko Haram militants abducted 60 women from two villages in northeastern Nigeria, a security official said, less than a week after the government announced it had reached a truce with the Islamist group. The women were taken over the weekend from the Madagali district of the northeastern state of Adamawa, the Nigerian security official said, asking not to be identified because he isn’t authorised to speak to reporters. The area has been under the... Read more

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