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Nigerian airstrikes kill 70 'terrorists'

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Nigeria's air force carried out strikes in the Lake Chad area. Islamic State West Africa Province militia are known to be in that area. Nigeria often scales up its offensive at this time of the year, before the rainy season starts. Since last year, ISWAP has mostly taken over from rival Boko Haram.
3 months ago·Abuja, Nigeria

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