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Nigeria: Borno - 50 Terrorists, Soldiers, Policemen Feared Killed in Attack

Fifty members of Boko Haram sect were Saturday feared killed when they clashed with soldiers and policemen in Borno market. Some policemen, soldiers and other unidentified persons were also feared to have lost their lives in an encounter with the Boko Haram sect.

Members of the sect, it was gathered, had attacked Divisional Police Headquarters, houses and market at Damboa Local government area of the state, a development that attracted the soldiers and policemen.

They were said to have invaded the area in convoy of several vehicles. Details to follow

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