Nigerian military denies reports of deadly Islamist attack on troops

FILE PHOTO: A military vehicle drives along the Konduga-Bama road in Bama, Borno, Nigeria, August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo

ABUJA (Reuters) – Conflicting accounts emerged on Monday of an attack by Islamists on the Nigerian military last week, with security sources saying as many as 48 soldiers had been killed but state media quoting an official army spokesman as saying such reports were wrong. Thursday’s attack by suspected members of Islamic State in West […]

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