Nigeria: IS claims attack that kills four soldiers

Nigeria: IS claims attack that kills four soldiers

The Islamic State (IS) has confirmed that it carried out an attack in Borno state in Nigeria where four soldiers including and an army general on Saturday.

Islamists have waged a devastating insurgency in the country’s north-east for more than a decade.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his sadness at the deaths of the soldiers, saying they paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect fellow Nigerians from terror, BBC News reports.

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