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  Sivan 8, 5774 , 06/06/14

Boko Haram Pose as Preachers; Kill 45

Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 45 people, Wednesday evening in the village of Barderi near the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation. Survivors said the attackers told villagers they had come to preach before firing on a crowd that gathered.

Officials say up to 200 may have been killed in a wave of attacks in villages in the region this week.

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