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Good news. I hope its not exaggerated.

8 Cameroon soldiers, 107 Boko Haram militants killed in fighting

Eight troops from Cameroon and 107 Boko Haram militants have been killed in fighting in the north of Cameroon, according to the defense ministry in a statement state radio announcement on Friday. The militant Islamist group has stepped up attacks into Cameroon from its stronghold in northeastern Nigeria, where it is attempting to create a de facto Islamist state.

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Nigerians doubtful of girls' release after Boko Haram 'truce' breached

LAGOS - - A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt on Sunday about whether more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militants will really be released, deflating the new hopes of their parents.

A woman holds a sign during a protest demanding the release of abducted secondary school girls from the remote village of Chibok, in Lagos May 5, 2014. © REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye A woman holds a sign during a protest demanding the release of abducted secondary school girls from the remote village of Chibok, in Lagos May 5, 2014.

Nigeria's armed forces chief Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh announced the ceasefire on Friday to enable the release of the girls, who were abducted from the remote northeastern village of Chiboke in April.

But Boko Haram has not confirmed the truce and there have been at least five attacks since - blamed by security sources on the insurgents - that have killed dozens. Talks were scheduled to continue in neighboring Chad on Monday.

"We were jubilating. We had every reason to be happy ... but since then the ceasefire has been broken in quite a number of places already," Lawan Abana, a parent of the one of the missing girls, told Reuters by telephone.

He added that there were doubts about the credentials of the reported Boko Haram negotiator Danladi Ahmadu, who was unheard of before. "Can we trust him that he can deliver on this promise of releasing the girls when he has not delivered on the promise of the ceasefire?" Abana said.

The government says the attacks may not have been Boko Haram but one of several criminal groups exploiting the chaos of its insurgency. Analysts point out that Boko Haram is anyway heavily factionalised, so what matters is whether the faction the government is talking to has control over the girls' fate. ...

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An explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria has killed at least four people and injured 32, police say. Gombe city hospital sources say the casualty figure is higher and a bus park official says 13 vehicles were destroyed in the rush-hour blast. Police say explosives were concealed in a bus and three men have been arrested.

Gombe shares a border with three states placed under emergency rule to fight the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. ...

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At least 10 people have been killed in a bomb blast as they queued to withdraw money from a cash machine in northern Nigeria, residents have told the BBC. Security operatives say a female suicide bomber was responsible for the attack in Azare, Bauchi state.

No group has said it carried out the attack but suspicion is likely to fall on Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The group has killed thousands since 2009 in its campaign to set up an Islamic state in north-eastern Nigeria. Boko Haram has in the past claimed responsibility for similar attacks in the north.

The attack took place outside the branch of the First Bank in Azare, not far from a bus station where a bomb killed several people last month. ...

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More than 2,000 prisoners have escaped over the past five years in Nigeria, officials say, mainly as a result of attacks on jails by the Islamist militant Boko Haram group.

They say that dozens of prison staff have been killed during the raids.

Last month hundreds of prisoners escaped when jihadists overran Mubi town. This week they blew a hole in a jail in Kogi State to free dozens more.

Almost 500 prisoners escaped in the city of Maiduguri in 2009.

A total of 2,251 prisoners have got away and most of them are still at large, officials say. ...

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Mere words cannot describe the horror with which I received this news. Yet I can't say I was really surprised.

Suicide bomber kills 48 at school assembly in Nigeria

Soldiers rushed to the scene in the city of Potiskumbut, the capital of Yobe state, but were chased away by a crowd throwing stones and shouting. They were angry about the military's inability to halt a five-year Islamic insurgency that has killed thousands of people and driven hundreds of thousands from their homes.

A suicide bomb attack in the same city killed 30 people a week ago, when suspected Boko Haram fighters attacked a religious procession of moderate Muslims.

Some 2,000 students had gathered for this morning's weekly assembly at the Government Technical Science College when the explosion blasted through the school hall.

Student Musa Ibrahim Yahaya, 17, said: "We were waiting for the principal to address us, around 7.30am, when we heard a deafening sound and I was blown off my feet, people started screaming and running, I saw blood all over my body." ...

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Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram have reportedly killed 48 people in an attack on fish sellers near the border with Chad. A fish traders' group said some victims had their throats slit whilst others were tied up and drowned in Lake Chad.

The attack took place on Thursday, but the news took several days to come to light because Boko Haram has destroyed mobile phone masts in the area. It was the second major attack in two days by Boko Haram.

In Thursday's attack, the traders were on their way to Chad to buy fish when militants blocked their path near the village of Doron Baga, some 180km (112 miles) north of Maiduguri in Borno state.

Abubakar Gamandi, the head of the fish sellers' association, said the militants had used no guns. ...

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-30167886
 

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Why fish sellers? Do they now have a fatwa against fish?
Loopy.

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Mythopoeika said:
Why fish sellers? Do they now have a fatwa against fish?
Loopy.

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The tension is palpable in Kano, after bombers and gunmen struck killing more than 100 people at the central mosque. No-one here is in any doubt that Boko Haram did it. It seems people do not know where to vent their anger now but hostility hangs in the air.

Inside the mosque, the sight is shocking. Beyond the blood-soaked steps, the floor is strewn with debris: scattered prayer mats, beads, smashed spectacles and pages from the Koran. There are bullet marks on the pillars and the suicide bombers' blood can be seen splattered across the walls and right up inside the dome.

"We heard a loud sound outside, but people said let's continue praying," said Adamu Magashi, who was inside facing the imam who had just finished his sermon at the time of the attack. ...

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Militants have stormed a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 33 people and kidnapping at least 100, a survivor has told the BBC. He said that suspected Boko Haram militants had seized young men, women and children from Gumsuri village. The attack happened on Sunday but news has only just emerged, after survivors reached the city of Maiduguri.

Meanwhile, Cameroon's army says it has killed 116 Nigerian militants who had attacked one of its bases, AFP reports. ...

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And yet again. Most of the victims were Muslims

Bodies lay strewn on the streets of a key north-eastern Nigerian town following an assault by militant Islamists, officials have told the BBC.

The Boko Haram group attacked Baga town on Wednesday, after over-running a military base there on Saturday, they said. Almost the entire town had been torched and the militants were now raiding nearby areas, they added. ...

Those who fled reported that they had been unable to bury the dead, and corpses littered the town's streets, he said.

Boko Haram was now in control of Baga and 16 neighbouring towns after the military retreated, Mr Bukar said. While he raised fears that some 2,000 had been killed in the raids, other reports put the number in the hundreds. ...

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The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, in central Nigeria, has accused the West of ignoring the threat of the militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.

Ignatius Kaigama said the world had to show more determination to halt the group's advance in Nigeria. He said the international community had to show the same spirit and resolve it had done after the attacks in France.

His warning came after 23 people were killed by three female suicide bombers, one reported to be 10 years old. The weekend attacks come after reports that hundreds of people were killed last week during the capture by Boko Haram of the town of Baga in Borno state. ...

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Images show scale of Boko Haram devastation
Human rights group Amnesty International has released satellite images showing what it says is "indisputable and shocking evidence" of the scale of last week's attack on two Nigerian towns by Boko Haram fighters.

Before and after images of two neighbouring towns, Baga and Doro Gowon in northern Nigeria taken on January 2 and 7, show the devastating effect of the attacks which left over 3,700 structures damaged or completely destroyed.
As you have pointed out, the majority of the victims of extremist Muslims are other muslims
 

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Suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters from Nigeria kidnapped around 80 people, many of them children, and killed three others yesterday in a cross-border attack on villages in northern Cameroon, army and government officials said.

The kidnappings, among the largest abductions on Cameroonian soil since the militants began expanding their zone of operations across the border last year, came as neighbouring Chad deployed troops to support Cameroon’s forces in the area.

“According to our initial information, around 30 adults, most of them herders, and 50 young girls and boys aged between 10 and 15 years were abducted,” a senior army officer deployed to northern Cameroon told Reuters.

He said the early-morning attack had targeted the village of Mabass and several other villages along the porous border with Nigeria. Soldiers intervened and exchanged fire with the raiders for around two hours, he added. ...

http://www.irishexaminer.com/world/80-people-kidnapped-in-boko-haram-attack-307673.html
 

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Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram fighters have attacked the strategically important north-eastern city of Maiduguri, with dozens reported dead.

Earlier on Sunday they captured the north-eastern town of Monguno.

The BBC's Will Ross in Lagos says that with the insurgents gaining ground, Maiduguri is increasingly at risk.

US Secretary of State John Kerry meanwhile has arrived in Nigeria to call for peaceful elections next month which need to set "a new standard". The vote looks set to be the closest since the end of military rule 15 years ago.

Our correspondent says that Mr Kerry is in Nigeria to show solidarity in the fight against Boko Haram, which has increased its attacks in recent days. ...

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Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on the Cameroonian town of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria.

The Islamist militants attacked civilians in their homes and in the town's mosque, local officials said, setting many buildings on fire.

The attack comes a day after a regional force said it had driven the militants from a Nigerian town near Fotokol. ...

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Scores of people have been shot and burned to death after Boko Haram Islamic extremists on the run from a three-nation offensive took revenge on civilians in neighbouring Cameroon, authorities said.

Officials said more than 500 wounded people are trapped in the town of Fotokol, where fighting against Boko Haram began on Wednesday and continued throughout yesterday.

The latest bloodshed comes after Boko Haram warned other nations over uniting against it, and appears to be a direct result of Cameroon and Chad launching an offensive this week. ...

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They're not exactly fighting a "hearts and minds" war, are they? Heartless and mindless, more like.
 

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They're not exactly fighting a "hearts and minds" war, are they? Heartless and mindless, more like.
They are a Death Cult.

The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram has attacked a town in Niger for the first time, witnesses say.

Niger's government said it killed more than 100 of the group's fighters as it repulsed the attack on the border town of Bosso ...

Boko Haram militants reportedly attacked Bosso early in the morning with heavy weapons, causing residents to flee or hide indoors. ...

Niger later said it had successfully pushed back the militants, killing 109. The country's defence minister, Mahamadou Karidjo, said four soldiers and a civilian were also killed. ...

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Following the launch of an official Twitter feed for the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram last month, there have been multiple signs that the group's media operation has been influenced by the expansionist Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS or ISIL).

The group, which refers to itself as Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati wal-Jihad had not previously maintained an established online channel for its propaganda or any official social media presence in any language.

But on 18 January, an Arabic-language Twitter account purporting to be the official outlet for a new Boko Haram media group called Al-Urwah al-Wuthqa was launched and immediately promoted by key pro-IS media operatives. ...

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Forces from Niger and Chad have launched a ground and air offensive against militant group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.

The campaign is said to be targeting militants in Borno state. It came as Nigerian officials dismissed Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance to Islamic State as a reaction to military pressure from Nigeria and its allies.

The pledge was posted online on Saturday in an audio message by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. He called on Muslims everywhere to swear loyalty to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. ...

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About 80 children rescued from a Boko Haram camp in Cameroon cannot remember their own names or origins, according to an aid official who visited them.

The children - aged between 5 and 18 - did not speak English, French or any local languages, says Christopher Fomunyoh, a director for the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI). The children were found at a camp in northern Cameroon in November.

Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants have extended their campaign into Cameroon. ...

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Human Rights Watch welcomes the holding of a long overdue Special Session on the human rights crisis affecting Northern Nigeria and neighboring countries and the devastating toll for civilians caught up in the conflict.

Based on witness accounts and an analysis of media reports, Human Rights Watch believes that at least 3,750 civilians died during Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria in 2014. Reported attacks have increased in the first quarter of 2015 with more than 1,000 civilians killed.

Boko Haram fighters have deliberately attacked villages and committed mass killings and abductions as their attacks have spread from northeast Nigeria into Cameroon, Chad, and Niger since February. ...

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Suspected Boko Haram fighters have killed 26 people in night attacks on two villages on Lake Chad over the weekend, Chadian officials have said.

"The two villages were attacked by surprise on Saturday and Sunday night. There were 13 dead in each attack," a Chadian official, who declined to be named, said on Wednesday.

Boko Haram have stepped up assaults in recent weeks across the region in what appears to be a fight back against an offensive mounted by soldiers from Nigeria and its neighbours, Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/boko-haram-slit-throats-of-26-civilians-in-chad/ar-AAcJxRz
 

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words truly fail me.

A girl aged about 10 has carried out a suicide bombing in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 16 people, police say.

The attack took place near a crowded market in the city of Damaturu in Yobe state. About 50 people were wounded.

No group has said it was behind the attack but Islamists Boko Haram have been blamed for similar bombings in recent months.

Two female suicide bombers killed nine people in the city earlier in July.

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The Nigerian military says it has rescued 178 people from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northern Borno state.

In a statement released on Sunday, it said that 101 of those freed were children and a further 67 were women.

The statement did not say if the girls abducted from a school in Chibok in April 2014 were among them.

The military also says that a Boko Haram commander was captured and several camps were cleared.

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Police say a girl suicide bomber killing five people in an attack at the crowded entrance to a bus station in Damaturu in northeast Nigeria.

Assistant Superintendent Toyin Gbagedesin says 41 people were wounded in the Tuesday morning explosion.

He says the bomber appeared to be about 14 years old.

Suspicion fell on Boko Haram.

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uicide bombers have attacked a fish market and refugee camp in the town of Baga Sola in western Chad, killing more than 30 people, officials say.

More than 50 people are being treated at the hospital in the town, which is on the shores of Lake Chad.

The camp on the town's outskirts is home to tens of thousands of Nigerians who have fled Boko Haram attacks.

Chad is host to a new regional force set up to tackle the Nigeria-based militant Islamists.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-34498417
 
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