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    Nigeria Sees Bloodiest Year of Boko Haram Attacksi
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    December 20, 2012 7:54 PM
    The Nigerian militant Islamist sect Boko Haram is blamed for more than 750 deaths in 2012, making it the group's bloodiest year, with attacks on churches, schools, government buildings, media centers, markets, security forces and communications networks. Heather Murdock reports for VOA from Abuja on the escalation of violence, failed peace talks, and the group’s international aspirations.

    Nigeria Sees Bloodiest Year of Boko Haram Attacks

    Published December 20, 2012

    The Nigerian militant Islamist sect Boko Haram is blamed for more than 750 deaths in 2012, making it the group's bloodiest year, with attacks on churches, schools, government buildings, media centers, markets, security forces and communications networks. Heather Murdock reports for VOA from Abuja on the escalation of violence, failed peace talks, and the group’s international aspirations.


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