#AceWorldNews – NIGERIA – March 24 – Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for an attack on a key military barracks in Nigeria, AFP reported on Monday, citing a new video issued by the sect.
“We carried out the attacks in Maiduguri on March 14 ,” said a man claiming to be the group’s leader, Abubakar Shekau.
The man appeared younger and with different mannerisms than seen in older videos.
The US has declared Shekau a global terrorist, and has put a $7 million bounty on his head.
Ace Related News – March 24 – 12.52 GMT – Extract – #AceWorldNews – NIGERIA – 24 March – An explosion at a village market near hideouts of Islamic extremists in north-east Nigeria has killed 32 people, AP said, citing hospital and local government officials.
They said 29 people died at the scene at Ngurosoye village in the explosion on Thursday, reported only now because of poor communications. http://wp.me/p165ui-4vo
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