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11 people killed in an attack in northeastern Nigeria

Xinhua News Agency, Abuja, February 16th, Nigerian police said on the 16th that the northern part of Borno State's capital, Maiduguri, was attacked by suspected Boko Haram armed men, killing 11 people including the attackers. .

Borno State Police Chief Damian Chukul said in a telephone interview with Xinhua News Agency that the armed men sneaked into the attack area that morning and then shot at random, and three suicide attackers detonated. The improvised explosive device on the body.

Quku said that the attack killed eight civilians and 15 wounded were taken to hospital for treatment. The police and security forces are conducting raids in the attack area.

A recent attack in Nigeria. On the 15th, several villages in northern Kaduna were attacked by unidentified armed men, killing at least 66 people. On the evening of the 12th, the Borno State Governor's team was attacked by armed men and at least three people were killed.

Boko Haram was established in 2004 and has long been active in the northeastern part of Nigeria. Since 2009, the organization has frequently launched attacks on civilians and military targets, causing a large number of casualties.

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