Suspected Bob Haram members were dressed in military uniforms when they attacked a northeastern town, an army spokesman said Wednesday
The leader of Boko Haram said the Islamic sect will not release its French hostages until detained women and children from its members' families are freed.
Nigeria said it won a lopsided victory against the Boko Haram rebels in a series of operations in Borno state.
Nigerian military officials said Joint Task Force troops killed 17 militants during raids on two Boko Haram Islamist group training camps.
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Fighting between Nigerian government forces and the Boko Haram in the country's restive north killed 13 suspected militants and one soldier, officials said.
Nigerian military forces say they have shot and killed a Boko Haram commander in a joint operation in three districts of the northern city of Maiduguri.
The death toll was raised to 24 in an attack, apparently by armed robbers, in a village in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, authorities said Monday.
Several members of an Islamist terrorist group were killed and 13 were arrested in a clash with Nigerian government troops, authorities said.
A suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Nigeria left at least five people dead and six others injured, officials said.
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