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Yobe state government on Wednesday said dozens of the schoolgirls had been rescued by the military, sparking celebration in the streets, but a day later it issued a statement saying the girls were mostly still unaccounted for.Boko Haram attacks girls school in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city, town, 80 killed. The military said there were multiple attacks at four southwestern entry points to the city.Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing seven people. More than 80 people were reportedly killed and a dozen others injured in an attack by Islamist militants , Boko Haram on Tuesday in Nigerias north-eastern Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast. Extremists with Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram have slaughtered at least 30 people over the weekend in the latest round of vicious attacks, CNN reported. Boko Haram Attack Latest breaking news, pictures news photos.Boko Haram, which is linked to the Islamic State group, is known for abducting girls and later using them to carry out attacks on civilians. "The troops retreated, leaving Boko Haram militants in control of the town," he said, although the claims could not immediately be verified.The latest attack was among the deadliest by the jihadist group in Niger since it began launching raids in the country in February 2015 from its stronghold in The latest attacks by Boko Haram have increased fears among the general population. However, Tukur Abdulkadir, a senior lecturer in political science at Kaduna University, does not think Boko Haram is making a serious comeback. Nigers army convoy arrives in the city of Bosso on June 17, 2016 following attacks by Boko Haram fighters in the region.Four bodies were initially recovered, but search teams later found 21 more victims in the surrounding area. Amnesty International has described Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri on Wednesday has the most vicious this year.Later, at around 9pm, four suicide bombers detonated explosive devices near the Lake Chad Basin Research Institute in Goni Kachallari area of the town. AI recalled that the attacks started at around 6.30pm when Boko Haram fighters opened fire randomly in Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, one of the northern regions biggest towns. AI added that later, at around 9pm Boko Haram attacks escalated in 2014 and into 2015, forcing the Nigerian government to postpone presidential elections for six weeks until March 28, 2015.The group said in a later report that nearly one thousand people, mostly Islamist militants, died in military custody in the first half of 2013. President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest terrorist attacks on Borno and Yobe communities by the Boko Haram bandits. In a strongly worded statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu At least 90 people have been killed in Nigerias northeastern Borno state by suspected members of Boko Haram, an armed group that wants to carve out a state ruled by Islamic law in the countrys north.They killed many, many people in the attack late on Saturday. Kawuri was attacked in October last year when suspected Boko Haram fighters clashed with a civilian vigilante group, leaving 10 dead and dozens of shops and homes razed.

A trader who witnessed the latest attack, said: The terrorists were armed with AK-47 rifles President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned, in the strongest language, the latest terrorist attacks on Borno and Yobe communities by the Boko Haram bandits.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Presidents Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. Reacting to the latest terrorist attack on Baga in Borno State in which hundreds of people (some say thousands) were killed, the APC presidential candidate said in a statement in Enugu on Saturday that it was high time the Federal government reviewed its counter-terrorism strategies. A few hours later, Boko Haram combatants stormed the town again. Their ranks had swollen to a terrifying column of pick-up trucks and motorcycles.Boko Harams Abubakar Shekau said his fighters had carried out the attack on Baga. Until recently Boko Haram attack strategy was far from technological. However, since its association with Al Qaeda, Boko Haram has demonstrated a vastly changed approach to executing its the authentic leader of Boko Haram and his group from Abdulazeez.7 A few weeks later, multiple No missing girls rescued after Boko Haram attack. By Reuters.The report is the latest challenge to the military on human rights and the attacks suggest a deadly crisis between herders and farmers is spiralling out of government control. Boko Harams attacks—centered in the north—have primarily targeted police and other government security agentsA Christian man who was abducted by Boko Haram gunmen in July 2009 and taken to Yusufs compound before he was released later recalled that the groups leaders told him that Bokoharam attack video recorded, At least 30 soilders killed in Boko Haram attack in Niger, Rare video shows Boko Haram attack - BBC News, Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Attack On Military Convoy. Nigeria is being plagued by civil unrest as Islamic extremist group Boko Haram continues to stage attacks against the Nigerian military. The latest attack in the city of Baga has caused there to be numerous reports differing on who is to blame for the deaths of about 180 civilians. An estimated 50,000 people have fled Boko Haram attacks in southeast Niger since Friday, the U.N. refugee agency said on Tuesday, adding to a humanitarian crisis caused by the spread of violence in the region. Nigerian army thwarts Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri.Dec 26, 2017 08:27 AM. Niger: Nine killed, dozens kidnapped in suspected Boko Haram attack. Since Abubakar Shekau, a former deputy to Yusufs era, violent attacks have escalated in terms of both frequency and intensity. Scroll down to read latest news about Boko Haram. At least seven people were killed in two bomb attacks on Sunday in the northern Cameroon town of Kolofata, according to government officials, in what appeared to be the latest attack by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group from nearby Nigeria. Only 13 of 151 reported Boko Haram attacks in 2017 were claimed by IS, suggesting operational links between the two groups are weak. This may be due to the military pressure placed on IS in Iraq and Syria, where the group lost its so-called caliphate in late 2017. In this edition: Boko Harams latest offensive, the French army in Mali, and South Africas space project. After months on the defensive, Boko Haram fights back. The Islamist extremists attacked mourners at a funeral near Gulak, in the northeast of Nigeria. Latest reports on boko haram reveal and invasion of a little village in borno leaving about 68 people dead. See moreHome INSIDE NIGERIA Boko Haram Kills 68 In Latest Attack. In the latest attack late Tuesday, Islamist fighters in pickup trucks raided and razed a military base in Kamuya village in Nigerias ravaged Borno state. Boko Haram attacked the (military) base around 5:30 pm (1630 GMT) and the troops engaged them in battle A view shows girls hostel at the school in Dapchi in the northeastern state of Yobe, where dozens of school girls went missing after an attack on the village by Boko Haram, Nigeria on February 23Latest News. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Selling 2022 Dream but 2019 will Change Mandate: NCP. Boko Haram attacked an army brigade in Buni Yadi in Yobe state late on Saturday, an army spokesperson said by text message, without giving a casualty figure. Five soldiers lost their life in the attack though more than 15 Boko Haram were killed by troops, the military source said. In a latest attack by terrorist sect, Boko Haram in the highly volatile Borno State, about a dozen people have been reportedly killed. Boko Haram must end its campaign of senseless killings and the Nigerian authorities must bring those responsible to justice, said Amnesty International in the wake of the latest bomb attacks which killed dozens and injured more than 180 people. Unidentified girls, who say they fled during the attack by Boko Haram on their school, pose for a picture in Dapchi, Nigeria February 22, 2018.Police said on February 21 that 111 girls from the college were unaccounted for following a jihadist raid late on February 19. Boko Haram fighters on Monday attacked Bakin Dutse village as they advanced to Gulak, theAccording to Yusuf , the latest attack comes barely 24 hours after two male suicide bombers entered the home of a family in Tsilah village near Madagali and held a woman and her daughter hostage. The military has not given up on Baga or any part of the country, it said on its Twitter feed late on Tuesday. The United States said on Tuesday it sees the February 14 election in Nigeria, Africas biggest economy, as a factor behind the sharp rise in attacks by Boko Haram The foiled attack is the latest in a string of deadly attacks on soft targets by the Boko Haram group in Nigerias northeast, the hotbed of the Islamic insurgency. The Chairman of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Fatomi Ahmed Earlier, hundreds of people may have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, a local lawmaker and residents said on Thursday. Gunmen in military uniform struck the Gwoza district of Borno state late on Tuesday, razing homes A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and listened to the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria s homegrown Islamic extremists. The latest attacks by Boko Haram on three villages in the restive northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 wounded. Photo | nichole sobecki afp. 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 Suspected Boko Haram militants also attacked the Guzamala local council area on Wednesday, killing 12 people and injuring at least four, said Mai Abatcha Monguno, the commander of the councils citizen defense forces.Latest. The same thing happened in 2013 when the military suddenly removed troops guarding the town and a week later Boko Haram went there to attack the town and the secondary school there killing 29 students.

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest terrorist attacks on Borno and Yobe communities by the Boko Haram bandits. In a strongly worded statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu Boko Haram militants also reportedly kidnapped women and children. (CNN) Boko Haram militants killed at least 30 people during attacks on twoVigilantes in Biu received reports of the attacks late Saturday when their colleagues drove 86 kilometers (54 miles) from Damboa to break the news to them. Latest Newscast. Our broadcast programs.Since mid-July, 292 people have been killed by suspected Boko Haram suicide attacks in Maiduguri and nearby communities, while 72 died in Adamawa state. Boko Harams seven-year insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people and displaced some 2.6 million others. The latest attack comes after several months of reduced strikes as multinational security officials continue to gain ground on the group. Scores killed by Boko Haram in latest Nigeria attacks. More than 200 people were killed this week in a string of attacks by the armed group in northeast Nigeria. July 2, 2015 2:30PM ET Updated July 3, 2015 12:00PM ET.