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A convoy of trucks under military and militia escort came under fire from Boko Haram jihadists yesterday at Meleri village in Konduga district which has been repeatedly pounded by Boko Haram attacks. Nigerian troops have killed a Boko Haram kingpin and 18 other jihadists in Borno State.Boko Haram has been terrorizing Nigeria since 2009, killing an excess of 20,000 and spreading into Cameroon, Niger, and Chad. Boko Haram has been trying to establish an Islamic state adhering to strict Sharia law in northeastern Nigeria since 2009. About 2.1 million people have been displaced and thousands have been killed during the insurgency. More than 2.7 million have been displaced in Boko Harams attempt to create a caliphate, a majority of whom are still unreachable for government help. Seven Boko Haram on two motorbikes met them and slaughtered two, then killed the other four.Boko Haram has been largely pushed out of its main strongholds in northern Nigeria, according to the countrys military and government. Boko Haram is waging a guerrilla war to establish a breakaway Islamic caliphate around the Lake Chad region, where Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad meet. Ledru said a parallel offensive involving Nigerian forces had recaptured four towns from the Islamists, whose insurgency has killed thousands Boko Haram militants killed 86 people, including children, in their recent attack on villages in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday. Boko Haram struck a city and a town in northeastern Nigeria with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers on Monday, killing at least 80 people. In Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, at least 30 were killed and more than 90 wounded in overnight blasts and shootouts Hundreds of Boko Haram supporters were killed and thousands of residents fled the city. Nigerias security forces eventually seized the groups headquarters, capturing its fighters and killing Mr Yusuf. Niger troops have killed 57 Boko Haram jihadists during fighting in the southeast Niger, a security source told AFP Monday.Boko Harams insurgency began in northeast Nigeria and has spread to Chad, Cameroon and Niger, claiming more than 20,000 lives and displaced 2.6 million people. In the last decade, more than 20,000 lives have been lost to terrorism propagated by Boko Haram, and more than 2 million persons displaced. One important question that arises is this: How did a once-obscure sect, domiciled primarily in a single city in Northern Nigeria, evolve to become, at one point BAUCHI, Nigeria — Boko Haram insurgents launched three attacks within hours in northeast Nigeria, beheading a village chief and his son, ambushing aOn Monday, the Musllim extremist insurgents shot and killed six civilians and wounded three soldiers traveling in a convoy, army spokesman Col. Sixteen of them (Boko Haram) came on six motorcycles, riding in twos and threes, and opened fire on us without saying a word, he said. They killed four of our colleagues and set fire to three pickup vans we loaded with firewood to bring to Maiduguri to sell, he added. Eleven people were killed when Boko Haram gunmen and suicide bombers launched a rare combined attack inside the strategic northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri. Around 15 Boko Haram fighters were killed when the jihadists attacked a town in northeastern Nigeria, two days after the air force accidentally killed dozens of people there, local and military officials said. Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed over a dozen people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths, police in Nigeria said Wednesday.
At least eight soldiers were killed in heavy fighting when Boko Haram raided a military camp and looted food from villagers in northeast Nigeria, a military source disclosed on Thursday. Dozens of recruits undergo training at headquaters, Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday. Four troops were killed and 12 injured on Sunday when their convoy was attacked near Damboa, 90 kilometres (56 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. There was no immediate reaction from Boko Haram to the governments claims.
Shekaus camp Al Jazeeras Ahmed Idris, reporting from Nigerias capital Abuja, said the air strike was launched when fighters had gathered for "some sort of a ceremony". Boko Haram extremists killed at least 27 people by shooting them and slitting their throats as they attacked several villages in northern Nigerias Borno state in the past week. Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 19 people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths, police in Nigeria said Wednesday. by Aminu ABUBAKAR Boko Haram jihadists have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria, militia members and local residents said on Tuesday, underlining the persistent threat to civilians. More than 150 people, including 38 police, were killed in a dawn raid by Boko Haram on the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu this week, emergency services said on Wednesday. KANO Boko Haram jihadists have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria, militia members and local residents said on Tuesday, underlining the persistent threat to civilians. The first attack happened at about 11:00 am (1000 GMT) Niger troops have killed 57 Boko Haram jihadists during fighting in the southeast Niger, a security source told AFP Monday.Boko Harams insurgency began in northeast Nigeria and has spread to Chad, Cameroon and Niger, claiming more than 20,000 lives and displaced 2.6 million people. Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people in fresh attacks on villages in Borno state in northern Nigeria, the BBC has learnt.
Nigerias military has confirmed that top Boko Haram commanders Abubakar Mubi, Malam Nuhu and Malam Hamman were killed while the groups elusive leader Abubakar Shekau, was injured. Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the Operation Lafiya Dole theatre command have killed several terrorists in a gun fight in Goniri, Yobe state.PAY ATTENTION: Install our latest app for Android, read best news on Nigerias 1 news app. "It should be noted that having been forced out An attack by suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters in Niger has killed at least 38 people, officials say.Boko Haram is based in Nigeria but is being tackled by a multinational force, including soldiers from Niger. Islamist militants from Nigerias Boko Haram have reportedly killed 48 people in an attack on fish sellers near the border with Chad. A fish traders group said some victims had their throats slit whilst others were tied up and drowned in Lake Chad. Groups leader possibly among those killed as John Kerry flies in for talks on defeating extremists. I enjoy killing anyone that God commands me to kill — the way I enjoy killing chickens and rams, he said in a clip released in 2012 after an attack in Kano, Nigeria, that killed more than 180 people. Shekau was Boko Harams second in command until founder Mohammed Yusuf was killed in a 2009 According to local officials cited by Reuters, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 12 at a market in northeastern Nigeria.READ MORE: Nigeria to Reportedly Start Mass Trials Against Suspected Boko Haram Militants. The Islamic State in West Africa (abbreviated as ISWA or ISWAP), formerly known as Jamat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Dawah wal-Jihd (Arabic: , "Group of the People of Sunnah for Preaching and Jihad") and commonly known as Boko Haram until March 2015 At least 14 people were killed and 24 injured in Boko Haram attacks late Wednesday on Nigerias northeastern city of Maiduguri, police said Thursday. The insurgents fired heavy guns into the city as Muslims prepared to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan NIAMEY: Niger troops have killed 57 Boko Haram militants during fighting in the southeast Niger, a security source told AFP on Monday.Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria. Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the centre of a conflict with the Islamists, a resident and two officials told Reuters. Nigerias army said on Monday evening it had repelled the assault on the outskirts of Maiduguri Boko Haram fighters killed eight people at the weekend in northeast Nigeria and southeastern Niger, in deadly raids that saw houses burnt and villagers kidnapped. The attacks in Bam-Buratai, in Nigerias Borno state, and in the Diffa region of Niger Boko Haram jihadists have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeast Nigeria, militia members and local residents said on Tuesday, underlining the persistent threat to civilians. The first attack happened at about 11:00 am (1000 GMT) The quest to put a lasting end to Boko Haram has continued on a rise as the troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole and the Multi-National Joint Task Force have killed at least 57 Boko Haram terrorists in Arege area of northern Borno State, during a gun battle. Nigerias army said Friday it had killed 95 suspected Boko Haram fighters in raids in the countrys northeast, as gunmen from the Islamist group battled security forces in a neighbouring area, AFP reports. Maiduguri, Nigeria — Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 19 people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths, police in northeastern Nigeria said Wednesday. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Dozens of people were killed and scores more wounded in bombings and other attacks in northern Nigeria on Monday and overnight SundayMaiduguri, a city of about one million people, has endured many deadly assaults from Boko Haram over the course of its uprising. Officials from the Nigerian State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) revealed that 12 civilians were killed and 48 others were injured in the attack, according to Reuters.Army Сonducts Successful Operation Against Boko Haram In Northeastern Nigeria (Photos, Video). MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Suspected fighters from Islamist group Boko Haram opened fire on a bachelor party in northeast Nigeria, killing eight people and wounding several others, witnesses said on Sunday. Boko Haram is fighting to impose strict Sharia or Islamic law in mostly Muslim northern Nigeria and Niger has joined a regional military alliance alongside Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria to battle Nigeria-based Boko Haram elements, whose violence has spilled over into several African nations.At least 17,000 people have been killed and more than 2.5 million made homeless since then. Babakura Kolo and Musa Ari, from the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) helping Nigerias army against Boko Haram, said the bombers were all men.The conflict with Boko Haram has killed more than 20,000 people and forced over two million to flee their homes. Gunmen riding motorcycles raided a Nigerian village under the cover of darkness, killing dozens and setting homes ablaze, officials said. About 20,000 people have been killed in Nigeria and hundreds of others elsewhere as Boko Haram insurgents have carried their conflict across borders not only into Cameroon, which has suffered several attacks, but also to Niger and Chad. Boko Haram continues to terrorize Nigerians and especially Christians. It is estimated that at least 500 Catholic priests have been killed in the country due to the violent BokoIn 2014, the militants had captured 276 Chibok schoolgirls in Nigeria which turned into an event surrounded by a national outcry.