Nigeria: 7,000 Boko Haram, other fighters surrender in a week

Some 7,000 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram have surrendered in northeast Nigeria in the past week, according to local media reports. On Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria quoted Major General Christopher Musa, a top commander in the...
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Nigeria: 7,000 Boko Haram, other fighters surrender in a week

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Nigeria: 7,000 Boko Haram, other fighters surrender in a week

Some 7,000 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram have surrendered in northeast Nigeria in the past week, according to local media reports. On Wednesday,...

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Nigeria: 7,000 Boko Haram, other fighters surrender in a week

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