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Nigeria army claims 11 Boko Haram deaths in Maiduguri

BBC News "The Nigerian army says it has killed 11 Islamic militants in the troubled north-eastern city of Maiduguri.

An army patrol had come under attack from Boko Haram fighters, who want to establish an Islamic state in the north, said an army statement.

Witnesses told the BBC the soldiers had set homes on fire and killed civilians."

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