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Nigeria Arrests 11 Boko Haram Suspects, Seizes Guns and Bombs

Nigeria Arrests 11 Boko Haram Suspects, Seizes Guns and Bombs

Nigeria Arrests 11 Boko Haram Suspects, Seizes Guns and Bombs

Nigerian authorities arrested 11 suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram overnight and seized automatic weapons, ammunition and several homemade bombs, the military said on Wednesday.

Boko Haram is waging a low-level insurgency in the largely Muslim north of Nigeria, aiming to revive an ancient Islamic state caliphate in the modern nation of 160 million people, split roughly evenly between Muslims and Christians.

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