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'Bodies strewn' across Nigeria town   Northern Nigeria: Bodies lay strewn on the streets of a key north-eastern Nigerian town following an assault by militant Islamists Boko Haram blamed in 23 Cameroon deaths   The attackers also burned down a village. A corporal was killed and three soldiers were wounded Boko Haram kills about 45 people in attack on Nigerian village   The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a villag Boko Haram reportedly beheads 7 in revenge attacks   Northern Nigeria: The extremist Islamic group, reportedly beheadeding people in attacks, which were described by one resident as the way butchers 'slaughter g... Boko Haram kills 'dozens' in attack on Nigerian market   Northern Nigeria: Boko Haram militants have attacked a rural market in the north-east Nigerian town of Mainok, killing dozens of people, officials and witnesses...   8 killed in Guinea town over Ebola fears   They were traveling to raise awareness about the spread of the deadly virus. Among them were health care workers and local journalists Boko Haram: Dozens killed in villages near Chibok. Northern Nigeria Boko Haram blamed for Nigeria village attacks. Northern Nigeria Boko Haram village raids kill hundreds in Nigeria. Northern Nigeria 150 reported killed in 'Boko Haram attack' Map of Gamboru Ngala Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Boko Haram attacked a village in an area that troops had been using as a base in the search for hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by the militant group Herders kill 100+ in Nigerian conflict over land. Northern Nigeria Boko Haram 'in village massacre'. Northern Nigeria Suspected Islamic militants kill groom, 30 in wedding convoy. Northern Nigeria French say 2 journalists killed in north Mali Map of Kidal Mali
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1. 2016-01-16 Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxury hotel Splendid Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
2. 2015-05-03 Boko Haram freed women tell of captivity horror Northern Nigeria
3. 2015-02-04 Boko Haram 'kill 70 in Cameroon' Fotokol, Cameroon
E. 2015-01-15 Satellite images show destruction of Nigeria villages by Boko Haram Baga, Northern Nigeria
2015-01-12 Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Baga, Northern Nigeria
G. 2015-01-08 'Bodies strewn' across Nigeria town Baga, Northern Nigeria
7. 2014-12-28 Boko Haram blamed in 23 Cameroon deaths Mozogo, Far North Region, Cameroon
I. 2014-11-20 Boko Haram kills about 45 people in attack on Nigerian village Azaya Kura, Borno, Nigeria
9. 2014-10-08 Boko Haram reportedly beheads 7 in revenge attacks Ngamdu, Northern Nigeria

  Boko Haram freed women tell of captivity horror  Northern Nigeria: Former hostages held by Boko Haram militants in northern Nigeria say some fellow captives were stoned to death as the army approached   Boko Haram 'kill 70 in Cameroon'   Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on the Cameroonian town of Fotokol, on the border with Nigeria   Satellite images show destruction of Nigeria villages by Boko Haram   Northern Nigeria: Amnesty International has released satellite images that it says show widespread destruction in two Nigerian towns attacked last weekend   Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Map of Baga Nigeria
Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxury hotel Map of Splendid Hotel Ouagadougou Burkina Faso

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  26 people were killed and a further 56 injured after Islamist militants attacked a hotel in the capital, Ouagadougou, popular with foreigners.    Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb h...

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  Northern Nigeria: Local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people. The gunmen unloaded motorcycles and followed in pursuit
 The attackers sped into a town with grenade launchers -- their gunfire and explosions shattering the early morning calm


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  Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later.    bodies of Claude Verlon and G...
Aug.31 Suspected sect members in Nigeria kill at least 24   Northern Nigeria: Suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants ambush a vigilante group in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 24 of its members Aug.12 Gunmen kill 44 at Nigeria mosque Map of Borno Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: At least 44 worshippers have been shot dead at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, officials in Borno state say Jun.1 Second man charged with UK soldier's murder. London May.18 Massacre suspect held in Ivory Coast May.4 Clashes kills dozens at Wukari leader's funeral. Northern Nigeria Mar.10 Nigeria hostages are feared dead Map of Bauchi Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: A Nigerian Islamist militant group Ansaru's claims to have killed seven foreign hostages it seized last month are credible, Western governments say

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Oct.2 Nigeria probes student killings
Map of Mubi Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Nigeria's authorities are investigating the killings of at least 26 people in an attack on a college hostel in the north-eastern town of Mubi Mar.8   Briton, Italian killed amid rescue Map of Sokoto Nigeria
  Northern Nigeria: The suspected killers of Italian and British hostages who had been held in Nigeria have been arrested, an adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan said

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Jan.8 French hostages in Niger killed  Defence Minister Alain Juppe said they died during an attempted rescue operation by Niger's national guard near the border with Mali

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Mar.8   Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
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  The death toll violence in central Nigeria climbed to more than 200 after members of a machete-wielding Muslim group attacked a mostly Christian town.    Troops have now been deployed in the area and...
Mar.7 Attack on town kills more than 100
Map of Jos Nigeria  Nigeria: The attacks in the town of Dogo Nahauwa, just south of Jos, resembled earlier outbreaks of ethno-religious violence

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Sep.29 Massacre toll put at 157
Map of Guinea  Guinea: Human rights groups have had reports of soldiers bayoneting people and women being stripped and raped in the streets during the protest

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Aug.2 U.N. finds mass graves  Ivory Coast: A human rights team has found 3 mass graves with at least 99 bodies in northern rebel stronghold of Korhogo

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Mar.9 French confirm Ivory Coast killings

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Dec.4 State of emergency after violence
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