Boko Haram Brutally Attacks One Of Nigeria’s Biggest Cities

Oh no…and I was really hoping John Kerry’s visit to Nigeria was going to quiet down some of the violence in the region….#Boko Haram must be stopped!

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Nigerian local hunters ‘vigilantes’ to fight against Boko Haram

They just won’t let up. Boko Haram has attacked Nigeria again, this time they gunned for Maiduguri, a prominent city in Nigeria with a population of over 600,000. It’s being reportedthat on Sunday hundreds of Boko Haram gunmen launched a predawn attack and were locked in a violent battle with government troops on the outskirts of the city, according to the military, residents and citizen vigilantes. Boko Haram also launched a simultaneous attack on the town of Monguno and were apparently successful in taking control of the town and its military barracks, a Nigerian military officer in Maiduguri told CNN.

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The BBC’s Will Ross reported live from Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos:

“People in Maiduguri woke up to the sound of explosions and heavy…

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