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Update: Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 18, wounded 84 in Northeast Nigeria: Emergency Agency

Reuters , Monday 2 Apr 2018

At least 18 people were killed and 84 wounded when Boko Haram jihadists clashed with Nigerian soldiers near the northeastern city of Maiduguri overnight, the emergency services agency said Monday.

"So far we have recovered 18 dead bodies from the two villages Bale Shuwa and Bale Kura," on the outskirts of Maiduguri, said the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

"The victims were killed while trying to escape the fight between the insurgents and the military."

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