At least 10 people, including four Somali soldiers, were
killed in an attack by Al-Shabaab forces on an army
checkpoint near Baidoa, and two other people were killed
Friday in bomb attacks in the country, officials said.
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Several people were hurt when a suicide bomber struck
outside a church in the Nigerian city of Gombe,
witnesses said, hours after a separate botched attack.
At least 15 people were killed by Boko Haram fighters
during a raid on a village in northern Nigeria near
Chibok, local residents told CNN.
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The United States conducted an airstrike Monday in
Somalia against Al-Shabaab, said Navy Rear Adm. John
Kirby, Pentagon press secretary.
Somali government forces on Saturday captured a top
commander of the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, two
of the country's military officials said.
At least 23 people were killed in a Boko Haram attack in
the Mozogo district in Cameroon's Far North Region, an
A 13-year-old Nigerian girl says her father handed her
over to Islamist militants to become a suicide bomber
but she fled as two other girls set off bombs.
Al-Shabaab said it attacked an African Union military
base in Somalia on Thursday in retaliation for a U.S.
airstrike that killed their leader near Barawe in
Somalia's militant Islamist group Al-Shabaab raids the
country's largest military base for African Union
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