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Boko Haram take seize of Chibok Town in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants have seized the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok, the home of more than 200 schoolgirls the insurgents kidnapped in April, residents have said.

The militants attacked and took control of the town, in Borno state, on evening of Thursday, November 13, 2014 evening, residents said.

The militants have repeatedly targeted villages around Chibok over recent months. Boko Haram says it is fighting to create an Islamic state in Nigeria.-BBC



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