Nigeria military, Islamists clash near site of latest kidnap

Troops stand on September 16, 2014 in Maiduguri on a armored personnel carrier recovered from Boko Haram insurgentsNigerian troops have repelled a Boko Haram attack near the village where 185 people were kidnapped last week, killing several insurgents, soldiers and witnesses said Saturday. Roughly 150 militants stormed the town of Bulabulin on Wednesday, but the military had reportedly received advanced warning of the raid.

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