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Boko Haram using more children as suicide bombers: Report

One of every five suicide bombers deployed by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, usually a girl, according to the report.

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Nigeria to verify if would-be bomber in Cameroon a kidnapped Chibok girl

In 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Boko Haram has carried out suicide bombings often using girls.

Nigerian soldiers patrol outside the site of an accidental explosion in Yola, Nigeria, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. Bombs retrieved from Boko Haram exploded accidentally Thursday at police headquarters in Nigeria's northeastern city of Yola, killing four people and wounding a score of officers and school children cut by shattered glass, officials said. (AP Photo)

Nigeria blast: Suicide bombers kill 22 at mosque

It is the first attack on Maiduguri since December 28, when Boko Haram attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, killing at least 50 people.

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Women and children look at burnt out houses following an attack by Boko Haram in Dalori village 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sunday Jan. 31, 2016. A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and listened to the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria’ s homegrown Islamic extremists. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead: officials

The shooting, burning and explosions from three suicide bombers continued for nearly four hours in the unprotected area.

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At least 65 people killed in attack in Nigeria’s Maiduguri city

A Nigerian military spokesman said that Boko Haram militants attacked the community of Dalori, about 5 km east of Maiduguri, on Saturday evening.

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Two female suicide bombers attack Cameroon mosque, killing 10

The attack killed at least 10 people and wounded about a dozen others.

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At least 30 killed as Boko Haram attacks northeast Nigerian city

About 60 people had wounds from bullets and shrapnel from explosive devices, she said. Other wounded people had to be sent to other hospitals in the city.

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Boko Haram slaughters 30 in attack on 3 Nigeria villages: vigilantes

“Most of the victims were slaughtered and most of the wounded (had suffered) machete cuts,” Mustapha Karimbe, a civilian helping the Nigerian military fight Boko Haram.

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 8, injure 21 in Cameroon

“There were two suicide bombers,” said a local official. “Only the first bomb exploded.”

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Chad: Suspected Boko Haram triple suicide bomb attack kills at least 27

Boko Haram, the Nigerian Islamic extremist group whose 6-year uprising has killed some 20,000 people, stepped up attacks this year in neighboring Chad.

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Cameroon troops free 900 hostages held by Boko Haram

Boko Haram’s 6-year uprising has killed 20,000 people. The Islamic extremist group has expanded attacks into Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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32 killed, 80 injured in explosion blamed on Boko Haram in Nigeria

Some 20,000 people have been killed in the 6-year-old Islamic uprising Boko Haram that has spread to neighboring countries.

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Boko Haram video shows severing of hands of alleged thieves

The video posted on social media shows villagers gathered around armed fighters while one explains they are meting out God’s “prescribed punishment,” according to SITE Intelligence Group.

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15 killed, 41 injured in twin bomb blasts near Nigerian capital: Officials

“Following a coordinated rescue operation at scene of multiple explosions in both Nyaya and Kuje, which are satellite towns of Federal Capital Territory Abuja, so far 15 persons lost their lives and 41 injured,” NEMA said.

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Two explosions rock Nigeria capital: official

Violence from Boko Haram’s six-year insurgency has left nearly 20,000 people dead and 1.4 million displaced from their homes.

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