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Nigerian army rescues children among dozens who were abducted by Islamic rebels in the northeast

Aug. 29, 2023 05:39 AM EDT

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security forces have rescued dozens of captives mostly women and children held by Islamic extremist rebels in the country’s hard-hit northeastern region, the army said. The Nigerian army said late Monday the 25 captives were rescued during...

Extremists abduct more than 40 women in latest attack in northeast Nigeria

Aug. 23, 2023 18:23 PM EDT

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — At least 42 women have been abducted by Islamic extremist rebels during an attack in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, locals told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The rebels attacked the women as they gathered firewood in the Jere district of Borno,...