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4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MAIDUGURI (AP):

Police say four people were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria.

A member of a civilian self-defence group, Maina Shettima, told The Associated Press that the bodies were found yesterday morning in a village in Borno State and the birthplace of Boko Haram.

He said six people were injured and homes and vehicles were burnt.

Nigeria more than once has claimed victory over Boko Haram but the group continues to carry out suicide bombings and kidnappings in the region.