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    Nigeria Boko Haram Crisis Escalates in 2013i
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    December 17, 2013 12:18 AM
    2013 was supposed to be the year that ended Boko Haram, an Islamist insurgent group that has been terrorizing northern Nigeria for four years. Heather Murdock reports for VOA from Maiduguri thousands of troops were sent to three northeastern states to battle insurgents, but the violence continues and the region remains under emergency rule.

    Nigeria Boko Haram Crisis Escalates in 2013

    Published December 16, 2013

    2013 was supposed to be the year that ended Boko Haram, an Islamist insurgent group that has been terrorizing northern Nigeria for four years. Heather Murdock reports for VOA from Maiduguri thousands of troops were sent to three northeastern states to battle insurgents, but the violence continues and the region remains under emergency rule.


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