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In Nigeria 30 soldiers have died during attack of fighters of Boko Haram - RIA Novosti, 9/1/2018


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MOSCOW, 1 Sep — RIA Novosti. Fighters of radical group "Boko Haram" have committed an assault on military base in the northeast of Nigeria near border with Niger, 30 soldiers have died, France Presse agency with reference to a source in armed forces of the country.© of AFP 2018/Stefan Heunis reports Eighteen people have died during attack of Boko Haram in the west of Chad "We have lost at least 30 people in fight with terrorists of Boko Haram who attacked our troops in the city of the Dawn (about border with Niger — an edition) around 16.00 (12:00 Moscow time) on Thursday" — I have said a military source. The Boko Haram radical Islamist group operating in Nigeria opposes the western model of education and tries to obtain introduction of Sharia through the whole country. According to human rights organizations, in the violent actions connected with fighters of Boko Haram in eight years about 20 thousand people have died. The group stands behind the majority of the terrorist attacks which are regularly committed in response to the military campaign directed against it which is conducted by Niger, Cameroon and Chad.

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