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Islamic State says killed 13 Nigerian soldiers in attacks

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State said on Thursday it killed 13 Nigerian soldiers and five troops from a regional force in attacks carried out between Friday and Wednesday.

In its weekly newspaper Al-Nabaa, it said the attacks took place in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno and a town in the Lake Chad region, which covers Chad and Nigeria.

(Reporting by Hesham Hajali; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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