22 killed in troops, Boko Haram shootout

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Twenty-two people including two police officers have been killed in an hours-long shootout between Nigerian troops and members of the Boko Haram militant group in northeastern Nigeria.

On Monday, military officials said two police officers and twenty members of the group were killed in the fight in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, which is also Boko Haram’s traditional home base.

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