Islamic State says it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers -Amaq

CAIRO, March 2 (Reuters) – Islamic State said on Saturday it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Feb. 28 at Tdmari village in the country’s northeastern Borno state.

The militant group made the claim in a statement issued through its news agency, Amaq. Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA), which split from Islamist group Boko Haram in 2016, has carried out a number of attacks in northeast Nigeria in the last few months. (Reporting by Hesham Hajali Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha Editing by Catherine Evans)

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