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185 Reportedly Killed in Fighting Between Government Forces and Islamic Militants in Northern Nigeria

Intense fighting between the military and Islamist militants in northern Nigeria is reported to have killed at least 185 people, however the army has disputed this figure.

Rocket-propelled grenades and heavy gunfire bombarded the remote town of Baga near the border with Chad for hours on Friday evening, officials say.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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