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Somalia: 61 soldiers killed by Al-Shabaab jihadists during attack on military base

It's only fair to share...The al-Shabaab extremist group is claiming the killing of at least 61 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland.   The al-Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility for the Thursday morning attack on the base in Af Urur, near the commercial hub of Bossaso.   The SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors ...

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Borno: 17 killed, 24 injured by Boko haram during coordinated attack on Maiduguri [READ]

It's only fair to share...Police said 17 persons were killed and 24 people injured when Boko Haram insurgents staged a coordinated attack on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, on Wednesday night. The Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, told journalists at a press briefing at the state police headquarters, Maiduguri, that three Boko Haram suicide bombers were shot dead as security ...

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Mozambique: 5 bald men killed by ritualists who believe their heads bring riches

It's only fair to share...Bald men could be targets of ritual attacks, police have warned, after the recent killing of five men for their body parts.   The BBC reports that suspects have been arrested in the central district of Milange, in Mozambique, where some killings had occurred.   “The belief is that the head of a bald man contains ...

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Owerri: Bank robbery video goes viral [VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED!]

It's only fair to share...The CCTV footage of a robbery attack on a Zenith Bank, Owerri Branch, has gone viral.   The video of the February 22, 2017, incident showed a four-man robbery gang entering the bank premises in a black Hyundai sedan car and started shooting into the air as they came down from the vehicle.   It is ...

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North Korea fires anti-ship missiles demonstrating ability to blow up US warships

It's only fair to share...North Korea has fired several anti-ship cruise missiles off its east coast, South Korea’s military says. Authorities said the weapons, launched on Thursday morning near the city of Wonsan, appeared to be short-range “surface-to-ship” missiles. They flew about 200km (125 miles) before landing in the water. Repeated ballistic missile tests by the North this year – ...

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Edo: Cows of Fulani herdsmen invade school, disrupt classes [WATCH VIDEO, PICTURES]

It's only fair to share...It was an unbelievable scene yesterday, June 7, as cows invaded Ohovbe Primary School Ikpoba, in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, thus disrupting their classes. The authorities of the school watched helplessly as both the pupils and teachers were forced to flee for safety.         ShareIt's only fair to share...

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Myanmar: Bodies of passengers in missing plane found, 15 people reportedly survive

It's only fair to share...The Burmese army says debris and bodies have been found after a military plane went missing with 122 people on board. Fifteen passengers have reportedly survived the plane crash. No information is known on their condition. Dispersed wreckage was found in the Andaman Sea, the military said in a statement on its Facebook page. The aircraft, ...

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Heavy gunfire in Maiduguri as Boko Haram terrorists attempt to capture Jiddari Polo community

It's only fair to share...The Boko Haram terrorists on Wednesday engaged troops of the Nigerian Army in a gun battle, after attempting to capture Jiddari Polo community in Maiduguri, Borno State.   An undisclosed number of the terrorists were reportedly shot dead, while some escaped with gunshot injuries.   The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Sani Usman, who confirmed ...

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