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18 killed in attack on Nigerian town

SUSPECTED Islamist gunmen have killed 18 people in an attack on a town in north-east Nigeria, in one of their deadliest attacks for several weeks, a local government official said.

The attack, late on Monday, apparently targeted local hunters in Damboa who sell bush meat from animals such as monkeys and pigs, which strict Muslims are forbidden to eat.

 
 
 

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