Nigeria: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Nigeria

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Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack in northeast Nigeria that killed eight soldiers and a civilian and injured five other people on Tuesday, a statement by the group said on Thursday.

“The fighters took three four-wheel-drive vehicles and others mounted with rifles and heavy weaponry and various ammunition,” the statement said.

The group did not provide evidence for its claim.
– Reuters



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