Nigeria—19 Dead In Heavy Fighting In Borno State

Agence France-Presse | 11/08/2019

At least 10 Nigerian soldiers and nine militants have been killed in clashes in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, reports Agence France-Presse.  On Wednesday, suspected Boko Haram militants ambushed a patrol in the Damboa district, said an anonymous officer.  The ambush took place on the edge of the Sambisa Forest, which is a primary base for the Boko Haram faction led by Abubaker Shekau. The patrol was part of an operation to flush out militants from the area, said the officer....
 

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