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Suspected Boko Haram Attack On Nigerian Funeral Procession Kills At Least 60 People

The militant group has been waging an insurgency in Nigeria and surrounding countries for a decade, killing tens of thousands of people and displacing about 2.4 million others.
Ashes smolder on the ground in the northeast Nigerian village of Budu on Sunday, after an attack this weekend by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a funeral procession left 60 people dead. Source: Audu Marte

More than 60 people were killed when armed men attacked a funeral procession Saturday in northeast Nigeria, according to Nigerian state media. The country's president has vowed to hunt down the perpetrators, widely suspected to be Boko Haram militants.

The jihadist group has been waging an.

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