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8 killed in northern Cameroon by Boko Haram fighters, regional official says

May. 30, 2023 12:16 PM EDT

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Extremist fighters killed eight people including soldiers in multiple attacks in northern Cameroon on Tuesday, a regional official said. Fighters with Boko Haram killed three customs officers, three soldiers and two civilians in separate attacks in the...

Kidnapped Nigerian girls freed, return to Chibok with babies

May. 05, 2023 08:29 AM EDT

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two Nigerian women abducted as schoolgirls by a jihadi militant group nine years ago have been rescued, the West African nation’s military has said. One had a year-old baby while the second gave birth to her second child days after her freedom. Hauwa...

Police: Extremists kill 25 fishermen in northeast Nigeria

Mar. 09, 2023 16:47 PM EST

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists killed at least 25 fishermen during an attack in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state, the police told The Associated Press on Thursday, The rebels attacked the fishermen in the remote Mukdolo village of Borno where the years-long...