At least 17 killed in NE Nigeria suicide attacks blamed on Boko Haram

At least 17 people were killed in a series of suicide bomb attacks in northeast Nigeria Wednesday, as Boko Haram released a new video saying its leader was still alive and in charge of the Islamist group.

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'Spike' in Nigeria suicide attacks

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Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

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