All known Boko Haram camps destroyed, Nigerian army says

2015-09-10 12:27
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Lagos (dpa) - Nigeria's military says it destroyed all known camps of Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in the country's north-east.

"All the terrorist camps have been completely wiped out" following weeks of air and ground operations, Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rabe Abubakar said in a statement o0n Wednesday night.

The information could not be independently verified by dpa.

Boko Haram, which seeks to establish a state with its very strict interpretation of Islamic law, killed an estimated 14 000 people since 2009.

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