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Suspected Boko Haram Attack On Nigerian Funeral Procession Kills At Least 60 People

Suspected Boko Haram Attack On Nigerian Funeral Procession Kills At Least 60 People

Boko Haram attack on funeral processionMore than 60 people were killed when armed men attacked a funeral procession Saturday in northeast Nigeria, according to Nigerian state media. The country’s president has vowed to hunt down the perpetrators, widely suspected to be Boko Haram militants.

The  jihadist group has been waging an insurgency in Nigeria and surrounding  West African countries for a decade, killing tens of thousands of  people and displacing about 2.4 million others.

The  chairman of the local government council, Muhammad Bulama, told the  state news agency that insurgents had recently attacked this same  community, Badu village, but the residents effectively fought back.

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