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Boko Haram ambushes oil convoy in Nigeria, killing soldiers

 


MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northern Nigeria, killing about 10 soldiers and abducting 10 geological surveyors, officials said Wednesday. One said at least seven people were rescued and many attackers killed in a shootout that followed.

The ambush came several weeks after the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation's management announced it was resuming oil exploration around Lake Chad following assurances by Nigeria's military that security had improved in the area once under Boko Haram's control.

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