Thousands flee as militants kill more than 100 soldiers in northeast Nigeria – aid agencies

FILE PHOTO: A soldier stands guard during a launch campaign by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party for President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid, in Uyo, Nigeria December 28, 2018. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – Armed groups have killed more than 100 soldiers and seized a huge stock of weapons in clashes in northeast Nigeria since Dec. 26, a report by a group of aid agencies said on Friday, weeks ahead of an election in which security is a campaign issue. An army spokesman denied the number […]

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