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Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village
Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village

Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media. The gunmen attacked Damboa, about 50 miles south of Maiduguri, throwing explosives into houses, burning buildings, torching the market and shooting civilians randomly, according to the reports. There were conflicting accounts of how many died, with some reports saying that at least 21 people were killed. The attack happened sometime between dusk Thursday and dawn Friday, with conflicting accounts on the timing. According to some accounts, people who surrendered to the gunmen were shot. The attackers, believed to be from...

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